Spring direct naar de hoofdnavigatie of de inhoud

Denys Bertels

Patent attorney

“It is important to understand clients’ business well. Thinking along with the client and including aspects such as marketing and costs leads to optimal expert advice.”
Home / Experts / Denys Bertels

Denys Bertels

Denys Bertels

  • Trademarks & Designs
  • European and Benelux Trademark and Design Attorney
  • Associate

Denys Bertels started as a Trademark Attorney at V.O. in 2008. Before that she studied Civil law (1995) at Leiden University, where she specialized in intellectual property law.

More information about Denys

Denys has considerable experience looking after the interests of not only small and medium size corporations but also of multinational corporations and representing them before the Benelux Office of Intellectual Property, WIPO as well as before the European Union Intellectual Property Office (EUIPO).

Her approach is to use her legal expertise for the practical and commercial interests of her clients to obtain optimal protection of their intellectual property rights. Next to general portfolio management, Denys represents clients in conflict and opposition cases. Her experience extends to strategic advice and drafting co-existence agreements and declarations, keeping in mind the legal position and commercial interests of the client.

Working experience

  • Trademark and Design Attorney, V.O. (2008-present)
  • Trademark and Design Attorney, Nederlands Octrooibureau NLO (1999-2008)
  • Trademark and Design Attorney, Shieldmark (1997-1999)

Education

  • LLM in Civil law, Leiden University (1995)

Professional & Community Activities

  • Member of the Benelux Association for Trademarks and Designs (BMM)
  • Member of the Association des praticiens du droit des marques et des modeles (APRAM)
  • Member of the Pharmaceutical Trade Marks Group (PTMG)
  • Member of the International Trademarks Association (INTA)

Languages

  • English
  • Dutch

Also see these experts

Claudia Meindel

  • Attorney-at-Law
  • Consultant

Myrthe Pardoen

  • Trainee Trademark & Design Attorney
More experts

News

Does the new law for the protection of trade secrets offer sufficient protection?

On 9 June, the new law for the protection of trade secrets came into force (based on European Directive 2016/943/EU). On the basis of the law, it is possible to take action against the illegal acquisition, use and disclosure of trade secrets. If a trade secret is misused, the holder can bring various actions based […]Continue reading

IP Academy starts again

After a well-attended edition at the beginning of the year, a brand new version of the IP Academy will again be held this autumn. IP Academy is the name under which V.O. annually organises IP courses for clients. Every course consists of two parts, each of one full day.Continue reading

Amendments Benelux trademark law

On 1 June 2018, two important amendments to the Benelux trademark law entered into force. The first concerns the possibility for trademark owners to challenge the validity of registered trademarks out of court. The second amendment concerns the possibility to oppose the registration of a younger trademark for non-similar goods or services. The amendments are […]Continue reading

Events

The London IP Summit 2018

Four Seasons Hotel London at Park Lane, Hamilton Place, Park Lane, London, Verenigd Koninkrijk

The London IP Summit is an industry leading event dedicated to bringing together IP owners, experts and investors to address key challenges and operational issues faced by companies and IP professionals today. More about this event

IPPLA 3rd Annual Meeting 2018

Omni Hotel, California Street, San Francisco, Californië, USA

Annual Meeting of International Intellectual Property Law Association, Inc. (IIPLA) is the leading event in the West USA. Attended by hundreds of participants from more than 35+ countries. More about this event