Jaap Bremer

T: +31-70-376 06 25
E: jaap.bremer@barentskrans.nl
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Jaap’s practice focuses on Intellectual Property litigation, in particular with respect to patents, trademarks and advertising. Jaap has extensive experience in infringement and invalidity litigation, as well as in parallel import, anti-counterfeiting and customs enforcement matters, particularly for clients in the pharma & life sciences, food & beverage and consumer products industries. He also regularly advises clients in non-contentious matters, including negotiation and drafting of licence and coexistence agreements.

Selected directory listings

Clients say Jaap Bremer “turns over every stone” and is “always thinking of new opportunities, organising meetings so all options are discussed. He was also willing to listen.” – Chambers Global 2017

Jaap Bremer’s advocacy and technical work are excellent – he gives the clearest advice.”IAM Patent 1000, 2016

Clients say he “gets good results and always seeks out even the smallest details.” – Chambers Global 2016 / Chambers Europe 2016

Jaap Bremer is considered by commentators to be “calm, brilliant and astute.” – Legal 500, 2016

Jaap Bremer is recognised in the practice area of ‘Intellectual Property: Trademarks’ by Client Choice – Client Choice

Jaap Bremer is considered by commentators to be “an excellent lawyer. He is easy to work with and has a sound understanding of the technology sector.” – Chambers Global 2015

Jaap Bremer is a splendid guy – likeable, skilled and full of devotion to his craft and his customers.” – IAM Patent 1000, 2015

Professional activities

Member of Editorial Board EPLAW Patent Blog
Active member of the International Trademark Association (INTA)
Member of various professional associations, including EPLAW, PTMG, LES, BMM, VFenR, VvRr and MARQUES.

Articles and publications

Pharma update: Indirect infringement of Swiss type claims is possible

In its judgment of 3 November 2017 in the case between Merck Sharp & Dohme (‘MSD’) and Teva, the Dutch Supreme Court ruled (ECLI:NL:HR:2017:2807) that indirect infringement of a ‘Swiss type’ second medical use patent claim is possible. In addition, the Supreme Court found that there is no difference in the scope of protection of second
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Pharma update: long-awaited final relief judgment on enforcement second medical use patent

In its final relief judgement of 5 April 2017 in Sun Pharmaceutical Industries (Europe) B.V. (“Sun“) v. Novartis et al. (“Novartis”), the District Court of The Hague ruled that Sun has directly infringed Novartis’ second medical use patent EP 1 296 689 (EP ‘689) which relates to the treatment of osteoporosis. Previously, in its interim
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