Intellectual property

Intellectual property rights refer to the protection of inventions, designs and distinguishing marks in all sorts of different fields from the illegal and unauthorised use by third parties. The members of our Intellectual Property Practice Group advise on, and conduct proceedings for enforcing and exploiting, rights in the following areas:

  • copyright
  • databases
  • trade names
  • plant breeders' rights
  • trade marks
  • design rights

What can we can do for you?

Our Intellectual Property Practice Group provides a wide range of services in relation to IP issues and legal proceedings. If necessary, we will engage the services of external experts such as trade mark and design agents, customs agents and detective agencies.


We work for both Dutch and international companies in many different markets.

Why choose RWV Advocaten?

We are well-versed in intellectual property law as well as in related areas such as customs and competition law. Our Intellectual Property Practice Group works in close cooperation with our Company Law and Tendering & Competition Practice Groups.

If you engage us to represent your interests, you will be assigned a personal lawyer who will work in close cooperation with you in order to ensure that our strategy is completely in line with your own specific wishes and organisational needs. We combine specialist expertise with careful planning, thus guaranteeing that we take the right steps at the right time. 

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