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Johan Elkenbracht is a European and Dutch patent attorney. His practice covers all aspects of patents, including drafting and prosecution, opposition and appeal to the European Patent Office (EPO) and freedom to operate opinions. He regularly appears before the Dutch courts in patent litigation and advises clients on the development and implementation of IP strategies. Johan’s practice focuses on the life sciences, processing technology, general chemistry and materials sectors.
Bart van den Broek, managing partner of HOYNG ROKH MONEGIER’s Amsterdam office: “Johan has extensive expertise in the life sciences and processing technology sectors. Since joining the firm in 2014, he has been instrumental in the expansion of the firm’s patent practice. The team now comprises 15 members, including five partners.”
Prior to joining HOYNG ROKH MONEGIER, Johan worked as an in-house patent attorney at Royal DSM.
HOYNG ROKH MONEGIER represents the J.R. Simplot Company in a cross-border Community design dispute against McCain Foods, relating to the shape of Simplot’s proprietary twisted French fry potato product. Simplot argued McCain’s “Rustic Twist” french fry infringed their Community design.
On Thursday 7 March, Managing IP hosted its annual EMEA IP awards ceremony, honoring the best IP achievements by in-house counsel and law firms in 2018.
The Spanish Trademark Law Reform entered into force on January 14th.
A new edition of the Mobile World Congress (MWC), the world’s most important event in the mobile communications industry, will be held in Barcelona from 26th to 28th of February, 2019. The Commercial Courts of Barcelona have issued for the fifth consecutive year the Intellectual Property Fast Action Protocol in the framework of the Mobile World Congress.
The Brussels office of HOYNG ROKH MONEGIER is pleased to be one of the founding members of the Legal Diversity & Inclusion Alliance (LDIA), a collective effort by several law firms in Belgium.