Richard Ebbink > Brinkhof > Amsterdam, Netherlands > Lawyer Profile

Brinkhof
Grote Bickersstraat 74-78
1013 KS
Netherlands
Richard Ebbink photo

Work Department

Patent

Position

Partner

Career

Richard Ebbink (partner) specialises in European patent litigation. He represents international companies before the Courts of The Hague and has vast experience in coordinating parallel national proceedings and EPO oppositions. His language skills (fluent in English, French, and German) particularly recommend him in an international context.

Richard is a regular speaker at conferences on the infringement and validity of European patents in the national courts, and on how to coordinate parallel actions.

Memberships

Member of the EPLAW Advisory Board (ex EPLAW president).

Education

JD Amsterdam (1982); LLM Columbia University (1983); Pennie & Edmonds (1991); NautaDutilh (1984-2004).

Lawyer Rankings

Netherlands > Intellectual property: Patents

(Hall of Fame)

Richard EbbinkBrinkhof

Brinkhof is lauded as one of the top IP firms in Europe. One of its clear strengths is the ability to coordinate litigation across Europe and beyond. Pharma, biotech, electronics, and various food and other consumer goods are some of its sector expertise and it has close connections in academia and the judiciary. The firm is also known for its deep understanding of cutting edge technology. The well-known Richard Ebbink and Mark Van Gardingen head a talented team: ‘Stand-out partner’ Daan De Lange, ‘rising star’ Jan Pot, and Koen Bijvank, who is considered outstanding, particularly for oppositions. Barbara Mooij is also a notable team member.