Mr Huib Berendschot > AKD > Amsterdam, Netherlands > Lawyer Profile
1040 KG AMSTERDAM
PO BOX 59280
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Mr Huib Berendschot
Data protection & Privacy / IP & IT
Huib Berendschot is a lawyer and partner at AKD. His focus is on brands, models (design) and copyright and he supports clients with the development, maintenance, operation and enforcement of rights. Huib’s enforcement experience is particularly well developed in the area of counterfeit goods and parallel traded goods. His clients include companies in food and beverage (foodstuffs), luxury goods such as watches and leather goods, clothing, electronic appliances and pharmaceutical and medical products.
Huib has a great deal of experience with the legal aspects of brand development, international enforcement relating to industrial property and the drawing up of agreements in relation to intellectual property. He also has experience with mergers and acquisitions.
Huib regularly lectures on the subject of trademark law and speaks at seminars both nationally and internationally. In addition he works as a lecturer and examiner.
Huib works as a lecturer and examiner at the Stichting Beroepsopleiding Benelux Merken- en Modellengemachtigden (Foundation of Professional Education for Benelux Trademark and Design Agents), the Netherlands Institute of Patent Attorneys (Orde van Octrooigemachtigden) and the Stichting Beroepsopleiding Bedrijfsjuristen (Foundation of Professional Education for Company Lawyers). He is also chairman of the Western European Anti Counterfeiting Committee of the International Trade Mark Association.
The AKD team provides a range of expertise in respect of trade marks and copyright infringements and advertising disputes. It serves clients in areas including technology, retail, fashion, life sciences, and the agriculture/food industries. Team head, Martin Hemmer, Huib Berendschot and Roderick Chalmers focus on disputes and litigation, while of counsel Peter Claassen has led on a number of high-profile trade mark infringement matters. The firm also offers a trade mark and design prosecution service; Berendschot who is also a European and Benelux trade mark attorney heads that team and is ably assisted by associate Bram Woltering whose IP expertise extends to parallel imports and anti-counterfeiting cases.
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