Intellectual property is an important asset for many businesses. Worldwide open markets enable infringements to take place and counterfeit products to be put on the market with increasing regularity. When infringements on intellectual assets occur, our members often find that those violations occur in several jurisdictions simultaneously.

The IP Unit of ABL facilitates cross border actions against intellectual property breaches and the marketing of counterfeit material; ABL member firms participate in and share with each other relevant expertise and joint action where required can be easily coordinated. ABL members can advise on all aspects of Copyright Law, Trademark, Design and Patent Protection in their own jurisdictions and liaise with fellow members in other countries where necessary. For further information, please contact Hans Mathijsen at Willems Advocaten & Rechtsanwälte or our local ABL member in your jurisdiction.