Daan de Lange > Brinkhof > Amsterdam, Netherlands > Lawyer Profile

Grote Bickersstraat 74-78
1013 KS Amsterdam
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Partner in patent litigation


Daan (partner) specialises in international patent litigation with a focus on life sciences and biotech litigation. He was involved in a number of high profile Supreme Court patent cases the last few years. Daan is a true litigator and at his best in technically complex proceedings. Daan is editor of the Dutch IP journal BIE and regularly writes on international (patent) litigation. He teaches at the Patent Attorney’s Academy and is a regular speaker on patent litigation.


English, German, French, Dutch




L.L.M. Amsterdam (2002); Stibbe 2003-2007; Brinkhof (2007 – current).

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Netherlands > Intellectual property: Patents

(Next Generation Partners)

Daan de LangeBrinkhof

Brinkhof is frequently tasked with co-ordinating multi-jurisdictional patent disputes, overseeing parallel European and global litigation for clients in the pharmaceutical, electronics and tech and consumer goods sectors. Daan de Lange tackles SEP disputes for telecoms clients and FRAND matters. The team is headed by Richard Ebbink, who handles European Patent Office (EPO) opposition proceedings and parallel national disputes, and Mark van Gardingen, who specialises in pharmaceutical, chemical and biotech patents. Koen Bijvank appears before the courts and the EPO for chemicals and life sciences clients. Jan Pot, who heads the firm’s litigation team, handles appeal and opposition proceedings before the Dutch Supreme Court and EPO.