The WTR 1000 focuses exclusively on trademark practice and has firmly established itself as the definitive 'go-to' resource for those seeking world-class legal trademark expertise
Highly recommended - Individuals
On an upwards growth trajectory, UK-headquartered HGF continues to expand its European presence and has brought its office count up to 21, with outposts across Austria, Germany, Switzerland, the United Kingdom and Ireland. Locally, the Dutch branch celebrates its fifth anniversary in 2022 and in that time has established itself as a fine destination for prosecution work. Most recently, the side launched an online tool, HGF Complete, that helps clients to manage the cloning process involved with the transition of EU trademarks into comparable UK marks, and follows up with well-thought-out strategies that optimises both UK and EU rights. Tactical thinker Alexander Hagen is a repository of trust for brand owners in myriad industries, including sports, fashion and technology – all of which appreciate his commercially minded solutions and dedication to helping them realise their ambitions. Highly recommended for his “approachable and hands-on manner”, Pieter de Ruijter “has an excellent grasp of the law and is always willing to brainstorm. He gives a great deal of comfort to those burdened with branding concerns”. Rounding off the troop, the dual-qualified Kasper Radstake brings over two decades of experience to the table and handles every phase of the trademark lifecycle with a deft touch.