Margot is a senior associate in the Intellectual Property practice group. She specialises in copyright-, trademark-, and design protection and advises high-profile clients in the life sciences sector on regulatory issues.
Margot is an expert in product design, medical devices and media law. Global pharmaceutical and life sciences clients trust her in guiding them to meet regulatory requirements. In addition, she advises on advertisement related topics, such as misleading and comparative advertising and labelling matters
As a skilled litigator, Margot will represent and guide you in complex disputes. She regularly litigates in both Dutch and international courts – including the Court of Justice of the European Union – and handles opposition and nullity proceedings before the Benelux Office for Intellectual Property (BOIP) and European Union Intellectual Property Office (EUIPO). Negotiating and drafting license agreements, non-disclosure agreements, collaboration agreements and R&D agreements is part of her daily activities.
|Since 2021||Senior associate, Taylor Wessing|
|2015-2021||Associate, Taylor Wessing|
|2015||Lawyer, Deterink Attorneys and Notaries|
|2014||Lawyer, Banning Attorneys, ‘s-Hertogenbosch|
|2013||Supreme Court, The Hague|
|2013||LLM, Information Law, University of Amsterdam, Netherlands|
|2011||LLM, Accent Private Law, Tilburg University, Netherlands|
|2008||LLB Law, Tilburg University, Netherlands|
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