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. Jaap is internationally recognized as a specialist in both patent law and trademark and copyright law. In Chambers 2020, he was the only lawyer in the Netherlands to be ranked in both categories.

Selected directory listings

“Digging into the details of cases and providing rock-solid support” to Mylan and many others, Jaap Bremer “has unrivalled knowledge and expertise in the pharmaceutical area and is one of the best patent litigators in the country. – IAM Patent 1000, 2020

Jaap Bremer is recommended as an ‘excellent advocate‘ who is ‘highly competent, pragmatic and deliberate‘. – Legal 500, 2020

Clients regard Jaap Bremer as a “down-to-earth straight-shooter” who is “very solid and personable.” He acts on cases relating to both trade mark and patent disputes. – Chambers  Global & Europe 2020

Clients regard Jaap Bremer as a “down-to-earth straight-shooter” who is “very solid and personable.” He acts on cases relating to both trade mark and patent disputes. – Chambers Global & Europe 2020

Clients value his “very practical advice, commercial awareness and strong technical knowledge.” Chambers Global & Europe 2019

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.
Member of Vereniging Intellectuele Eigendom Proces Advocaten (VIEPA)

News and publications

Telecoms update | District court imposes confidentiality regime in patent infringement proceedings

On 13 May 2020, the District Court of The Hague (“the Court”) rendered a judgment in final relief proceedings between DTS and Samsung regarding the alleged infringement of two of DTS’ European patents. Samsung’s non-infringement defence dealt with security aspects of its mobile devices. Given the sensitive nature of these security aspects, Samsung requested the
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