IAM Patent 1000 has recognised the members of NautaDutilh's Benelux Intellectual Property team as leading patent professionals. The team is considered to have "an impressive reputation throughout the Benelux region", and to "work seamlessly between Amsterdam, Brussels and Luxembourg".
Florence Verhoestraete and Tanguy de Haan both received a gold tier ranking. In the report, Tanguy is considered as "an IP all-rounder with an instinct for the best arguments", while Florence earns praise from one esteemed peer for "always being a pleasure to work with. Florence allows a real discussion to be had and forges respectful relationships with opposing counsel."
Philippe Péters remains silver tier and is mentioned as a seasoned litigator bringing "four decades of experience to deliver well-rounded and measured advice."
Jeroen Boelens, ranked as bronze tier, is being described as "extremely knowledgeable on various topics of patent law and always delivers creative solutions on time."
Managing partner Lieke van der Velden says: "Congratulations to the Benelux IP team for this achievement and to IP partners Florence Verhoestraete and Tanguy de Haan for receiving a gold tier ranking. This recognition proves that we are the top choice for IP in the Benelux. We will continue to provide outstanding legal guidance to our clients."
IAM Patent 1000
IAM Patent 1000 identifies the top patent professionals in key jurisdictions worldwide and shines a light on the firms and practitioners deemed outstanding in the field of intellectual property law. The guide is based on extensive research conducted over a period of five months, including over 1.800 interviews with lawyers, patent attorneys and in-house counsel to gather market intelligence on leading players in the field.