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LXA Attorneys
Pettelaarpark 101
5216PR 's-Hertogenbosch

Netherlands > Intellectual property: trade marks, copyrights and design rights Tier 4

LXA Attorneys adopts an ‘aggressive but effective approach’ to anti-counterfeiting proceedings, assisting notable fashion labels with disputes concerning fake products, and also representing a variety of clients in trade mark and copyright infringement disputes. Thomas Berendsen heads the practice, handling IP disputes for start-ups and fintech clients, with anti-counterfeiting and trade mark advice being the central facets of Gie van den Broek's practice. Fleur Boom and Iris van der Wal are further names to note for contentious soft IP matters.

Practice head(s):

Thomas Berendsen


‘Very good team of hands-on IP lawyers providing first-class advice in IP and anti-counterfeiting cases. Very responsive.’

‘Thomas Berendsen is an excellent all-round IP lawyer, a pitbull who keeps defending his clients’ interests at all costs.’

‘The IP team at LXA possesses a unique panache, supported by a highly skilful set of lawyers, with a particular focus on trade marks, copyright and anti-counterfeiting.’

‘Thomas Berendsen and Gie van den Broek are standout lawyers. Both are extremely passionate and dedicated, with Gie being at the forefront of anti-counterfeit protection in the EU.’

‘Thomas Berendsen is both experienced and business minded, and always provides good attention and quick turnarounds.’

‘Small but very committed IP team with a strong focus on anti-counterfeiting work, with an aggressive but effective approach to such matters.’

Key clients

Delta-Sport Handelskontor GmbH

Tomorrow Today (NZ) Ltd – OBO Hockey

Levi Strauss & Co.



Calvin Klein Inc.

VIA VAI Shoes B.V.

HUGO BOSS Trademark Management GmbH & Co. KG

Work highlights

  • Represented Tomorrow Today (NZ) Ltd. – OBO Hockey in court and EUIPO proceedings against Handelsonderneming Kubus B.V. regarding a community design right infringement.
  • Represented Delta-Sport Handelskontor GmbH in preliminary relief proceedings following a copyright claim by HEMA B.V.

LXA offices

Prins Bernhardplein 200
1097 JB Amsterdam

Pettelaarpark 101
5216PR ’s-Hertogenbosch’

We are LXA Attorneys. A modern full service top 50 law firm located in Amsterdam and Den Bosch. We serve entrepreneurs, businesses, and investors. We are pragmatic, fast-paced, and true specialists. Our clients come to us looking for clear answers and a course of action, and that is what we deliver. Simple whenever possible, detailed when it needs to be.

Our lawyers are expertly qualified professionals chosen for their alignment with our vision and client base – all possessing the distinctive LXA DNA. Certain subjects require thorough research and expanded knowledge. By deepening our focus, we position ourselves as the premier law firm renowned for knowledge and expertise in specific domains. Our specialized attorneys immerse themselves in their respective fields daily, granting them the necessary knowledge advantage to counsel our clients effectively. Consequently, they often earn recognition as prominent experts in their areas. LXA has dedicated significant focus to the highlighted fields.

  • Venture capital and startups
  • Product counterfeiting
  • Fraud en asset recovery
  • Asbestos
  • Franchising
  • Project development

Cross border expertise

LXA established a international network comprising top-tier law firms, all unified by our shared values and rigorous standards. Our frequent and close collaboration with these firms provides you with access to local specialists and comprehensive international expertise.


Corporate/ M&A

Our Corporate / M&A Team serves enterprises and investors, and is expert in all aspects of business law. We evaluate contracts and structures, and advise on all possible questions relating to corporate law. The team mainly specializes in mergers and acquisitions, venture capital transactions and private equity transactions.


Our team primarily advises companies, company officers and HR managers on both standard and more complex employment law issues. When the situation so requires, we advise on those issues, negotiate settlements or litigate. We are active in all sectors and have in-house specialist knowledge on reorganizations, mergers and takeovers, mass layoffs, executive officer issues, employment conditions, employee participation, international contracts and collective labour agreements

Intellectual property/IT & Privacy

Intellectual property rights are among your company’s biggest assets. That’s why you need the best possible protection for your brands, designs, software and innovations. Our Intellectual Property/ICT and Privacy Team takes the right pragmatic approach to the optimal protection and monetization of your intellectual property rights. We are also specialized in litigating in this area, both in court and administrative proceedings before the intellectual property agencies.

Insolvency & restructuring

Our Insolvency Law and Restructuring team has years of experience at both the national and international levels, and the right knowledge to safely steer all stakeholders through bankruptcy, suspension of payments or restructuring. We can deliver the advice that you are looking for, whether you’re a managing director, shareholder, supervisory director, pledgee, mortgagor or employee.

Public and Real Estate

Development, management and leasing of commercial property all fall under the government’s sphere of control. By bundling our knowledge, we are able to advise and litigate on aspects of dealing with the government, like spatial development, construction law, environmental law, commercial tenancy law and government liability.

Our team serves all parties: municipal authorities, enterprises, project developers, property owners, housing corporations, homeowners’ associations and property managers.

Litigation and arbitration

Our litigation team represents enterprises, institutions, executives, and shareholders in business conflicts. Our team is specialized in litigating in civil court, and has extensive experience in disputes before judges, the Netherlands Arbitration Institute, the ICC International Court of Arbitration, and the Netherlands Board of Arbitration for the Construction Industry. We give clear and transparent advice with a sharp focus on results.

Commercial contracting

Properly recording agreements with your clients, suppliers, partners or customers is the basis for good business management. We have extensive knowledge of and experience in drafting, reviewing and terminating (international) contracts. In addition, we have extensive experience in litigating disputes related to the (defective) performance and/or termination of (international) contracts. This concerns both (emergency) proceedings that are submitted to a judicial authority for resolution, and proceedings in which the opinion of an (international) arbitration institute is sought.

Department Name Email Telephone
Intellectual Property/IT & Privacy Thomas Berendsen thomasberendsen@lxa.nl +31 6 283 43 189
Corporate/M&A Carel Henderson carelhenderson@lxa.nl +31 6 542 22 962
Insolvency & Restructuring Willem Berendsen willemberendsen@lxa.nl +31 73 700 36 00
Litigation & Arbitration Daan Folgering daanfolgering@lxa.nl +31 6 233 04 779
Litigation & Arbitration Nina Meuwese ninameuwese@lxa.nl +31 6 382 25 937
Commercial Contracts Herman Knotter hermanknotter@lxa.nl +31 6 283 32 645
Public & Real Estate Tim Segers timsegers@lxa.nl +31 73 700 36 00
Public & Real Estate Peter Huijbregts peterhuijbregts@lxa.nl +31 6 295 81 994
Employment Peter de Boer peterdeboer@lxa.nl +31 6 515 09 875
Employment Debbie van de Laar Debbievandelaar@lxa.nl +31 6 115 93 598
Employment Brigitte Vleer brigittevleer@lxa.nl +31 6 115 97 923