Clients go to Judith for her stand-out advice on international and cross-border patent litigation, particularly in the life sciences sector. She's best known for her work with pharmaceutical, biotech and medical device companies.
Judith has two decades of experience working for top-tier law firms in both Amsterdam and New York, and inhouse with a US multinational technology consultancy. Clients describe her as a highly skilled and stand-out partner for international patent litigation in the region. Judith's experience working in the M&A and private equity team of Debevoise & Plimpton in New York gave her a top-class education in negotiating IP licences, transfer agreements and IT contracts. If you have a case in a technical area, Judith is the perfect advisor. She frequently handles cases in applied fields such as mechanics and electronics.
Judith has broad experience in IP, and can also advise you on trademark law, copyright law and IT law. Judith is one of the co-founders of the Female IP Experts (FIPE) network in the Netherlands. She frequently speaks at international and national conferences on pharmaceutical and biotech patent litigation.
|Since 2016||Partner, Taylor Wessing|
|2011 - 2016||Attorney, Hovng ROKH Monegier, Amsterdam, The Netherlands|
|2008 - 2011||Corporate Counsel Europe, Cognizant Technology Solutions, Amsterdam, The Netherlands|
|2006 - 2008||Attorney, Debevoise & Plimpton, New York, USA|
|2001 - 2005||Attorney, Hogan Lovells, Amsterdam, The Netherlands|
|2000 - 2001||Attorney, Stibbe, Amsterdam, The Netherlands|
|1998||LL.B. and M.Sc., Utrecht University, The Netherlands|
|1999||LL.B. and LL.M., Utrecht University, The Netherlands|
|1999||Exchange year Cambridge University, Cambridge, UK|
|2006||LL.M., Columbia University, New York, USA|
|Dutch association for IP litigation lawyers, Vereniging Intellectuele Eigendom Proces Advocaten
International Association for the Protection of Industrial Property, AIPPI