Wim is a partner and heads our Intellectual Property team and Disputes & investigations team. His practice covers all aspects of IP law including patents, trademarks, designs and copyrights. He specialises in patent litigation cases in technical areas such as technology, engineering and life sciences. Clients describe Wim as highly skilled, commercially minded, and a stand-out partner in the Netherlands.
Wim works with national and international clients facing patent litigation in the Netherlands and other jurisdictions. He has nearly two decades of experience in IP law, and will be able to guide you through any IP related issues. If you need top-tier advice on national and international licensing strategies, or need to know how to best exploit your IP portfolio (legal structuring, security rights, financing, licensing, R&D and collaboration agreements), then Wim is the perfect person for you to talk to.
|Since 2015||Partner, Taylor Wessing|
|2010 - 2015||Partner, Deterink Attorneys and Notaries|
|2008 - 2010||Senior Associate, Banning N.V|
|2006 - 2008||Senior Associate, Howrey|
|2003 - 2006||Associate, De Brauw Blackstone Westbroek|
|2021||PhD, VU University, Amsterdam|
|2003||Business Law cum laude, Radboud University|
|2001||Nijmegen Dutch Law, Tilburg University|
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