Daan de Lange > Brinkhof > Amsterdam, Netherlands > Lawyer Profile
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Daan de Lange
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).
Netherlands > Intellectual property: Patents(Next Generation Partners)
‘One of the best patent litigators in Europe‘, Brinkhof has a major strength in coordinating multi-jurisdictional cases in Europe and beyond, including the USA. Team members are deeply involved in a range of IP-centered organisations, often in a leading role and a number of senior lawyers also edit IP publications and teach. Richard Ebbink and Mark Van Gardingen lead the group that is made up of both lawyers and duel qualified patent attorneys; Jan Pot has been admitted to the Supreme Court Bar of the Netherlands. The team’s work includes EPO cases and its expertise covers pharmaceutical, chemical inventions, biotech, mechanical engineering the telecoms – areas covered by Daan De Lange and Koen Bijvank. Other key lawyers include Rien Broekstra (also trained as a computer scientist) and senior associates Rik Lambers, Alexander De Leeuw and associate Barbara Mooij.
Netherlands > EU and competition
Brinkhof undertakes advisory work and litigation across all areas of competition law, EU law and regulated markets. Pepijn Van Ginneken and Quinten Kroes co-head the team, which acts for clients such as domestic incumbents in regulated industries, as well as multinational corporates. The vast majority it mandates have an international dimension. The group handles a varied portfolio of work, which includes cutting-edge cartel damages actions (representing claimants and defendants), merger investigations and regulatory matters. In an ongoing mandate, van Ginneken and Hanneke Kooijman are acting for Toshiba in all follow-on damages litigation in the Netherlands, which has arisen from its alleged participation in the screens cartel. On the transactional side, van Ginneken and Kroes are advising KPN on the European Commission’s review of the merger between Liberty Global and Ziggo. Remy Chavannes and Daan De Lange are also names to note.
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