Mr Alexander Odle > Dentons > Amsterdam, Netherlands > Lawyer Profile

1082 MA

Work Department

Intellectual Property




Alexander Odle is a partner in the Intellectual Property and Technology team in Amsterdam. He has over 30 years of experience in all fields of intellectual property and media law. Within the Amsterdam IP&T team he focusses on the protection and enforcement of trademarks, tradenames, designs and copyrights, online and offline media content, advertising clearing, and media related disputes.

He handles complex and cross-border IP enforcement matters and has litigated many high profile trademark and design cases that have been published, including for trademarks and tradenames such as Cisco, Leatherman, Mini Maglite, BUDGET, MEXX, and BonBonBloc (Cȏte d’Or). He has also handled many opposition and cancellation proceedings before the BOIP and the EUIPO and has also litigated before the Benelux Court of Justice and the Courts of the European Union in trademark and design matters.

His work in IP transactions is also including licensing and technology transfers, national and international IP (re)structuring have led him to be listed as one of 300 World’s leading IP Strategists by IAM for many years.

He was appointed as teacher in “International Intellectual Property law and Transactions” for post graduates at Leiden University in 2014.

Lawyer Rankings

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

With ‘a fine eye for detail and great advice’, the team at Dentons excels in cross-border IP litigation, leveraging the firm’s wider global network to act for clients in various Benelux and EU courts and in proceedings before the EUIPO. The team also regularly handles the IP elements of international transactions and has notable expertise in various online spheres including the e-commerce, social media and fintech sectors. Practice head Alexander Odle focuses on IP protection and enforcement matters, while counsel Alexander Van Laaren and data specialist Marc Elshof also contribute to the group.