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  • HOYNG MONEGIER acted for Gimv (previously Halder Holdings BV) who argued that the Community Trade Mark “ALDER CAPITAL” was invalid in light of Gimv's earlier HALDER trademarks and trade names. Alders’ action was dismissed and they were ordered to pay Gimv’s costs before the General Court and the EUIPO Board of Appeal.
  • On 10 March 2011, Sony obtained an important victory in preliminary injunction proceedings against LG Electronics (“LGE”) before the President of the District Court The Hague, The Netherlands. Subject of the proceedings were about 300.000 PlayStation 3 consoles which were seized by LGE and detained by the Dutch customs authorities at the request of LGE.
  • HOYNG MONEGIER LLP officially opens its doors for business on 01-01-2011. The European intellectual property law boutique opens with four offices, in Amsterdam, Brussels, Madrid and Paris. The firm starts with 19 partners and 30 associates, who advise across the full spectrum of IP issues and industry sectors.
  • New European IP law firm / 10 October 2010
    On 1 January 2011 (1-1-‘11), 12 European partners of the American law firm Howrey LLP are leaving to start up an independent European law firm of Intellectual Property lawyers and patent attorneys.
  • HOYNG MONEGIER has successfully acted for the Dutch Anti-Piracy organisation (BREIN) against two large internet access providers in the Netherlands. Ziggo and XS4ALL have been ordered to block access to The Pirate Bay for its subscribers.
  • HOYNG ROKH MONEGIER obtains unprecedented ex parte injunctions against several Companies for patent infringement at the Mobile World Congress 2017 in Barcelona for leading antenna technology company FRACTUS
  • Managing IP has announced its nominations for the upcoming MIP EMEA awards. The award ceremony will be held in London on 8 March 2018.