‘The team has very good legal skills and commercial understanding to solve complex matters. Highly recommended team.’
Boekx Advocaten has a specialist trade mark practice, working with a range of clients in the retail, design, plant variety, sports and automotive industries. The firm is a go-to for several major German, UK and US IP firms. A key part of Diederik Stols‘ IP practice focuses on anti-counterfeiting matters for retail sports and fashion brands. Hidde Koenraad represents large international and smaller domestic companies in trade marks, copyrights, design rights, domain names and plant variety rights disputes. Marc de Boer continues to be a key contact for clients in the entertainment space, while associate Lotte van Schuylenburch, who joined from Simmons & Simmons, specialises in image rights cases.
‘Very good legal knowledge and ability to find commercial solutions.’
‘The entire Boekx team is very responsive and knowledgeable about their particular areas of expertise. They will always give the most useful advice, not simply advise in a manner that provides more work for Boekx.’
‘Boekx is a great firm because it provides top tier service at mid-level firm price. I have worked with the Boekx team for years and have always been impressed with their work product and advice.’
Since opening its doors in 2005, Boekx has become a popular one-stop shop for a slew of big-name clients that require vital support on complex media and IP briefs through a single point of contact. “A solid trademark litigator who is well versed in the law and a pleasure to work with”, Diederik Stols leads the compact team and ensures the swift, cost-effective delivery of holistic guidance across the contentious/non-contentious divide. He recently teamed up with Hidde Koenraad to represent Off-White in infringement actions across the European Union, and to manage BMW’s portfolio and assist the auto giant on enforcement matters. Koenraad has an aerial view of IP, having recently been appointed to the Community Plant Variety Office’s Board of Appeal”.
One-stop shop Boekx is a discerning choice for brand owners seeking to gain or expand a foothold in the Benelux. It consistently seeks to add value and serve as an extension to in-house teams by living the same values as the companies it serves and keeping their commercial interests front of mind. Counsel of choice to BMW, Hidde Koenraad and Diederik Stols manage its regional portfolio astutely, put out infringement fires and take down counterfeiters on the daily. Koenraad has also been helping management guru David Allen to move his global business to an Amsterdam-based company. “A solid litigator with substantial expertise, Stols is super-talented and a great guy to work with or evenagainst.
Hidde and his team have always provided superior service with responsive communications and excellent advice for our clients. Working with the Boekx team on a number of matters has provided invaluable insight into how they handle representations in the EU.
The Boekx practice is very responsive and provides excellent advice and representation before European courts. They have the ability to focus on day-to-day issues in pending matters as well as highlight overall issues for our clients’ trade mark portfolios.
The ‘close-knit team’ at Boekx Advocaten is highlighted for ‘providing invaluable insight into how they handle representations in the EU.
Boekx Advocaten’s IP practice covers broad areas of IP, in sectors including the retail, design, automotive and airline industries. The firm has particular expertise in the field of media and can handle contentious and non-contentious content-related issues. Hidde Koenraad and practice head Diederik Stols are key individuals advising BMW on trade mark issues. Clients praise Stols for his ‘strategic’ thinking and the team’s ‘practical and down-to-earth mentality’ and also rate Fulco Blokhuis for ‘getting results’.