Bart Schweitzer

Senior IP Consultant at Novagraaf

Bart Schweitzer is a Benelux and European trademark attorney with more than 15 years’ experience in IP law.

After graduating from the University of Amsterdam with a master’s in law, Mr Schweitzer joined Novagraaf in 2005 and completed the Benelux Trademark and Design Attorney Education a year later. Starting off as trademark attorney working with mostly small and medium-sized clients, Mr Schweitzer became an IP attorney servicing mainly large international groups of companies. He now specialises in advising clients in the fashion, fast-moving consumer goods, retail and media sectors.

As a senior IP consultant, Mr Schweitzer’s primary concern is to advise on and assist his clients with the alignment, set up, execution, maintenance and updating of the most effective IP strategies. As such, Mr Schweitzer focuses on understanding his clients’ needs, strategically managing their IP portfolios. He deals with IP enforcement, but also (re)branding strategies, clearing, online brand protection services, audits and due diligence, contract drafting and the management of numerous different kinds of administrative and prosecution procedures.

Mr Schweitzer’s expertise stretches beyond the scope of trademarks and industrial designs to copyright issues, trade name conflicts, counterfeit matters, brand protection and customs recordal handling, online retailing issues, domain name procedures and much more.

It is evident from the dynamic and consistent energy that Mr Schweitzer puts into his work that he has a strong commitment to his clients and love for his profession. He is pragmatic and direct with a maximum focus on his clients’ interests. His extensive experience in handling complex IP cases in the European Union, China and the United States in particular have helped him achieve important business goals for many clients in the past and, no doubt, his expertise will also help future clients.

Mr Schweitzer speaks Dutch and English.

Professional associations

  • BMM
  • ECTA

Firm details

Hoogoorddreef 5
Amsterdam 1101 BA
The Netherlands

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