Alexander van Laaren > Dentons > Amsterdam, Netherlands > Lawyer Profile

1082 MA

Work Department

Intellectual Property




Alexander van Laaren is a counsel in the Amsterdam office. He advises clients on Benelux, European and global IP protection and has broad experience in trademark and design prosecution matters, including complex opposition and cancellation procedures. Alexander has been involved in many (international) trademark clearance projects, assisting clients with brand availability matters. His activities also include trademark monitoring to prevent and track down infringements. Additionally, Alexander supports clients by keeping IP rights valid and up- to- date by trademark portfolio management. Alexander also advises on related matters such as company names and copyright. Further, Alexander is experienced in anti-counterfeiting procedures and strategies.


Dutch, English


BMM (Benelux association for Trademark- and Designlaw)
INTA (International Trademark Association)


University of Amsterdam
Certification exam Benelux association for Trademark- and Designlaw

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.