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Hoyng Monegier LLP
Rembrandt Tower, 31st floor
Amstelplein 1 1096 HA
Amsterdam ,The Netherlands

Tel: +31 20 592 4415
Fax: +31 20 463 7296

Email: hoyngw@hoyngmonegier.com
Web: www.hoyngmonegier.com

Willem is the managing partner of Hoyng Monegier LLP. Willem’s practice primarily consists of litigating in the field of intellectual property law. Willem acts before all the national courts (the courts of first instance, the courts of appeal and the Supreme Court). He also regularly litigates before the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) and the European Patent Office (EPO). Willem is also involved in advising on European patent strategies and coordinating and conducting European patent proceedings. He is the adviser of many innovative Dutch and foreign multinationals, including pharmaceutical and biotechnological companies.

Willem is a member of a select group of lawyers admitted to appear before the Dutch Supreme Court. Indeed, he handled his first supreme court case in 1973. Willem’s track record for IP litigation before the Netherlands’ highest court is unsurpassed.

Willem is a professor of Intellectual Property Law at the University of Tilburg. He has written numerous publications in the field of intellectual property law. In 2002, Willem received the Wim Mak award for his article on the use of market research in legal actions involving trademark law.

Patents Law Practice:

Patents are there to protect your investment in the future of your company. Whatever the issue, we will defend, enforce and protect your patents through our dedicated teams of patent lawyers.

HOYNG MONEGIER’s patent litigators are among the very best in Europe. Lawyers and patent attorneys at the firm have been involved in many of the leading patent cases over the past decade and more. The world’s most innovative companies in the pharmaceutical, biotech, electronics, telecoms and consumer goods industries entrust their high-end litigation to us. We are also consulted by authorities and institutions on issues of patent policy, such as the Unitary Patent and Unified Patent Court. Our enthusiasm for and understanding of technology sets us apart from our competitors: we make it our business to know your business. Whether it is a question of setting up a Europe-wide legal defence of for example a blockbuster pharmaceutical, of putting customs border programs in place to block infringing goods from entering the EU, or of using search and seizure measures to gather evidence of infringement, we will do whatever it takes to protect and enforce your rights. In case you are accused of infringing the patent rights of a competitor, we will mount the very best defence possible, and deploy any counter-measures necessary to remove the threat to your business.

We are not just, however, exceptionally persistent litigators. We are also experienced negotiators, mediators and arbitrators. If doing a deal is better than pursuing the matter through the courts, we will tell you so, and seek to ensure the best resolution possible. We see litigation as a business tool, a means to an end. Not an end in itself.

Hoyng Monegier LLP:

Name partners Willem Hoyng and Denis Monégier du Sorbier are “grand old men” of intellectual property law in Europe. Together, they have gathered an exceptional team of over 50 passionate IP professionals with international experience to form Hoyng Monegier LLP, with offices in Amsterdam, Brussels, Madrid and Paris. In each of these jurisdictions, we represent clients at all levels, from blue-chip global leaders to local start-up companies, in dealing with the complex intellectual property issues they face in today’s global marketplace.

We are a top-tier IP law firm. We are dedicated to achieving innovative, practical and business-driven solutions for you and your IP issues. We have extensive sector-knowledge. Whether you are working in the telecoms industry, or in the pharmaceutical or biotech industry, or in consumer goods, you will find experts on hand with a proper understanding of your business, and a proven litigation track-record in the field. Irrespective of the nature of your legal needs, our hands-on partners remain closely involved in your case from beginning to end.

We are creative not only in our approach to the law, but also in the way we do business with our clients. We recognise that the sometimes considerable costs of litigation require both transparency and forward-planning. We are happy to discuss alternative fee arrangements in appropriate cases.


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