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 value his “very practical advice, commercial awareness and strong technical knowledge.” Chambers Global & Europe 2019
‘The knowledge of a professor and the attitude of a lean, mean business lawyer’ – Legal 500, 2018
Sources admire his “high expertise paired with responsiveness, creativity and pragmatism,” and appreciate that he “always has the client’s interests in mind.” – Chambers Global & Europe, 2018
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.