The Intellectual Property Group brings together intellectual property, commercial and data protection lawyers from across the network.

Lawyers in the Intellectual Property Group can provide specialised, local advice on individual domestic issues or work as a team to handle international projects.

The group maintains strong links with the USLAW network and is well positioned to handle the European side of transatlantic projects and manage inbound US clients.

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  • CE-marking is no excuse for uncorroborated claims of efficacy 15 janvier 2018
    Health-related advertising is subject to strict scrutiny Courts measure advertisements for medical devices and remedies by a particularly strict standard. Efficacy statements (e. g. “kills 100 % of all bacteria”) or health claims (e. g.”… vitalizes”) must be verifiable. Depending on what the advertising statement refers to in terms of ...
  • Advertisement and law: can you call yourself ‘the best’? 14 décembre 2017
    Is the slogan ‘The best e-bike is a Stella’ misleading? The Dutch Advertising Code Committee ruled on the television commercial by Stella Fietsen. In this advertisement, famous Dutch presenter Anita Witzier says the following: ‘Dutch-made high quality electrical bikes. Always a good price. E-bike test centres throughout the Netherlands and ...