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‘Seven years working for a major food company and six years for a big fashion company has given me a good understanding of business' needs for clear and practical advice.’
Matthy Asselbergs

Matthy Asselbergs

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

Matthy Asselbergs is a trademark counsel with 20 years of expertise gained in international brand environments. She has extensive experience in advising on all aspects of the creation, protection, maintenance and enforcement of intellectual property rights including clearances, portfolio management and strategic advice.

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Working experience

  • Trademark and Design Attorney, V.O. (2022-present)
  • IP Portfolio Manager, PVH Europe (Tommy Hilfiger & Calvin Klein) (2015-2021)
  • Intellectual Property Manager, Danone Baby and Medical Nutrition (2006-2014)
  • Trademark Attorney and assistant director, Keesom & Hendriks (2000-2006)


  • EUIPO Trade Mark and Design Education Programme (2022)
  • Certified Benelux Trademark Attorney (2003)
  • LLM in Dutch law, Utrecht University (1999)

Professional & Community Activities

  • Member of BMM certification team
  • Member of Marques (European brands’ interest group)


  • English
  • Dutch




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