Arnold & Siedsma is highly recommended for patent prosecution and patent litigation support work. This European IP boutique is well known in the Netherlands and Belgium. The firm has expertise in technical fields such as chemistry, biotechnology, computer technology, mechanical and electrical engineering. European patent attorneys Gerwald Verdijck, Petri van Someren and Paul Hylarides are in charge of the firm. Verdijck and van Someren also have an IP practice in the plant and food sectors. Other notable patent attorneys include Bart Jacobs, Arjen Hooiveld, Joost Grootscholten and Steve Duxbury. Hooiveld and Grootscholten are among the attorneys with litigation support experience. Former managing partner Addick Land is no longer at the firm.
The firm also has a small team of lawyers for IP disputes and related legal matters such as licensing. Michiel Rijsdijk is a notable lawyer in the team. Raimond Haan, Maarten Nollen and Willemyn Slikker are the rising stars to watch. 2018 rising star Martin H Luten, a patent attorney who also understands patent litigation, is now a partner in the firm. Recent patent case studies show that the firm represented companies such as Samsung Electronics, The Boeing Company and Boorwerk.