Hidde Koenraadadvocaat | partner
- Intellectual Property
- Plant breeders’ rights
- Trademark law
- Design law
- Domain name disputes
- LL.M, Utrecht University
Hidde Koenraad (1975) joined Boekx as a partner in 2017. He specializes in intellectual property law, particularly in the areas of trademark law, design law, copyright, plant variety rights and domain name disputes. Hidde acts for both large international and smaller local companies in various sectors, including FMCG, automotive, fashion, life sciences, fintech and plant breeding (ornamentals, fruits and vegetables).
Hidde is internationally recognized as a renowned IP lawyer, including by Chambers and Partners, Legal 500, World Trademark Review 1000 and Managing Intellectual Property (IP Star).
Furthermore, in October 2020, Hidde was appointed Member of the Board of Appeal of the Community Plant Variety Office (CPVO) in Angers, France.
Before joining Boekx, Hidde worked for the international firms DLA Piper and Simmons & Simmons, among others. At the latter firm, he headed the Soft-IP litigation and registration practice.
Hidde is a member of various law associations, INTA, AIPPI, BMM, the Dutch Copyright Association, the Agricultural Law Association and the Association of Intellectual Property Litigation Lawyers (VIEPA). He regularly writes case comments and articles in various professional journals, including in Berichten Industriële Eigendom (BIE). He is also a regular columnist in the floriculture trade journal FloraCulture International Magazine and sits on the editorial board of the Dutch intellectual property website IE-Forum.nl.