Intellectual Property: Patent
Practice Areas: Professor Jan Brinkhof (Of counsel) specialises in patent litigation. Jan is an emeritus professor in Industrial Property Law at the University of Utrecht. He acts as arbitrator in patent disputes.
Career: Judge from 1976 to 2000 (lastly Presiding Judge of the IP Chamber of the Court of Appeal of The Hague); External member of the Enlarged Board of Appeal of the European Patent Office (1992-2000); Partner at Stibbe (2000-2004). Co-founder of Brinkhof (2005).
Publications: Jan has published widely about European patent and trademark law.