Jan Pot > Brinkhof > Amsterdam, Netherlands > Lawyer Profile

Grote Bickersstraat 74-78
1013 KS
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Jan Pot is specialized in patent litigation and Supreme Court litigation. He litigates complex national and international patent disputes in front of the Dutch Courts, representing clients in first instance and on appeal. He also has experience representing clients in opposition and appeal proceedings at the European Patent Office. Jan is admitted to the bar of the Supreme Court of the Netherlands. Before the Supreme Court he represents clients mainly in intellectual property and information law related disputes.

Jan regularly publishes in IP journals and is one of the authors of the loose leaf commentary on the Dutch Patent Act.




JD University of Amsterdam, Columbia Law School (2012).

Lawyer Rankings

Netherlands > Intellectual property: Patents

(Rising stars)

Jan PotBrinkhof

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.