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Netherlands > Industry focus: healthcare and life sciences

NautaDutilh offers ‘excellent legal expertise, paired with in-depth industry knowledge and commercial acumen’. Its full-service integrated Benelux practice has vast experience in corporate M&A deals and financings in the health care and life sciences sectors, and also assists clients with regulatory matters and contentious issues, including litigation. With offices in New York and London, the practice is well placed to handle international deals and often works alongside large global law firms. Experienced IP litigator Anne Marie Verschuur heads the team alongside Ruud Smits, who advises domestic and international clients on transactional issues.

Netherlands > Intellectual property: Patents

NautaDutilh has one of the largest Benelux IP teams; it acts for international/overseas and domestic corporates in an array of industries such as pharmaceuticals, biotech and telecoms. It is also well known for its anti-counterfeiting enforcement practice. Anne Marie Verschuur heads the IP group and co-heads the life sciences team, while professor Charles Gielen (who is now of counsel) is a respected litigator who has been involved in many landmark cases over the years. Richard Van Oerle is also a key team member, as is senior associate Jeroen Boelens who ‘knows his stuff‘ when it comes to patent law. Boelens has a specialism in international technology cases where he advises on regulatory regimes and litigates.

Netherlands > Intellectual property: trade marks, copyrights and design rights

NautaDutilh is home to substantial Benelux IP teams across Brussels, Luxembourg and Amsterdam which benefits the conduct of Benelux-wide litigation. The teams serve clients in an array of sectors from consumer goods and electronics to healthcare and pharmaceuticals and cover the gamut of IP protection issues from oppositions and revocation actions to litigation and anti-counterfeiting measures. The team also provides clients with a range of billing options including fixed fees. Anne Marie Verschuur heads the team in Amsterdam and seasoned litigator Charles Gielen and Richard Van Oerle are other senior practitioners. Counsel Fleur Folmer is experienced in trade marks, industrial designs, copyrights and trade names, in both litigation and advisory (the negotiation of IP agreements).