Fleur Folmer Counsel
Fleur Folmer specialises in intellectual property law, with a focus on trademark and industrial designs, copyrights, trade names and domain names. Besides conducting litigation with a focus on infringement of intellectual property rights, she advises on non-contentious matters, including drafting of and negotiating on license agreements, as well as preparing IP related documentation within the framework of financing transactions (including vesting security rights).
Fleur represents various international and national clients that are e.g. active in the retail industry (luxury fashion brands, furniture and other luxury goods) and in the food and beverage industry, often in their battle against counterfeit products. She also acts for various financial institutions as well as clients in the energy sector in relation to specific intellectual property issues.
She is a member of the International Association for the Protection of Intellectual Property (AIPPI), and the International Trademark Association (INTA), where she is an active member (or chair on a regular basis) of several committees; as well as of the Benelux Association for Trademark and Design right (BMM) and the Dutch Association for Copyright (VvA). Who's Who Legal ranked Fleur as a "Global Leader" in Trademarks in 2020. According to World Trademark Review 1000, 2021 “Fleur Folmer flawlessly tackles instructions across the contentious/non-contentious divide, but shines particularly brightly when brokering IP-rich deals".
Fleur graduated in Dutch law from the University of Amsterdam in 1996. She was admitted to the bar in the same year and joined NautaDutilh in 2003. In 2004, Fleur completed the Grotius Academy postgraduate program on International and European trademark law, with the highest honors ("cum laude").