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Hogan Lovells International LLP

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Marc Wallheimer

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Hogan Lovells US LLP

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Intellectual Property

Position

Marc Wallheimer brings over thirty years of experience in the areas of trademark, copyright and unfair competition law. His clients, many of them already loyal to him for decades, are mainly in the fields of consumer electronics, luxury goods and the entertainment industry. They seek his advice in contentious as well as non-contentious matters. Marc started his career at a competitor law firm in 1984 where he became a partner in 1990. He joined Lovells at the occasion of the establishment of its Dutch office in 2001. Marc has headed the Amsterdam Intellectual Property, Technology and Media practice already for a number of years.

Career

Universiteit van Amsterdam, 1983

Languages

Dutch English German


Netherlands: Industry focus

IT

Within: IT

Netflix, Vodafone and Fujitsu Technology Solutions are among the clients of Hogan Lovells International LLP’s ‘quick, pragmatic, deeply knowledgeable’ team. Klaas Bisschop, Anita de Jong and of counsel Marc Wallheimer head the practice; senior associate Joke Bodewits is widely recommended.

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Netherlands: Intellectual property

Patents

Within: Patents

Hogan Lovells International LLP’s ‘outstanding’ department provides ‘well-reasonsed, insightful advice’ and has excellent regulatory capabilities. The ‘extremely knowledgeableBert Oosting and Ruud van der Velden assisted Nikon with bringing 11 separate patent infringement claims against ASML. Of counsel Marc Wallheimer leads the group; Klaas Bisschop is also recommended.

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Trade marks, copyrights and design rights

Within: Trade marks, copyrights and design rights

Led by of counsel Marc Wallheimer, Hogan Lovells International LLP’s team counts Ferring, Caterpillar and Dell among its clients. Wallheimer continues to manage Asahi Europe’s Grolsch Benelux trade mark portfolio, and assisted Deutsche Telekom with launching several trade mark opposition proceedings.

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