Pieter de Ruijter

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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

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Since opening its doors in the Netherlands in 2015, HGF has worked hard to establish itself as one of the most prominent trademark attorney outfits in Europe. The outfit, which now has 22 offices spread throughout the continent, continued its pan-European expansion in 2021 by launching a new office in France, and it remains a vital partner for local and domestic brand owners. In Amsterdam the group is spearheaded by three seasoned partners, each with over 25 years of experience. “The team delivers an outstanding service. Their IP knowledge and business-oriented approach is highly valued, and their global network consistently provides high-quality protection.” First name on the roster Alexander Hagen comes stacked with commercial acumen that was honed during a stint in-house. When it comes to IP strategy, he sees the bigger picture and identifies solutions that satisfy both the immediate and long-term business objectives. “Kasper Radstake is extremely insightful and truly customer focused. He has an excellent eye for detail, which is crucial when it comes to managing global IP portfolios, and he really adds value by understanding a company’s needs.” “One of the Netherlands’ smartest and most perceptive trademark attorneys, Pieter de Ruijter understands every aspect of trademark protection and has a keen sense of strategy. He combines years of expertise and in-depth knowledge with a hands-on mentality and pragmatic approach. Pieter is an absolute delight to work with.”

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