when I am in a court room in the USA, fighting for my client,
when my team and I are in London negotiating that all important ,
when my team is at the client organizing the Due Diligence,
when I finally understand the essential trick of the invention
when I find that statement I need in that ridiculously large file,
when the strategy works…
…I reap the rewards of those 9 to 9, pressurized doing the
And, when the dust has settled, the deal is done, the battle is
over, I work a couple of days from 10 to 4. I wind down doing some
business development (lunch with the client?), I share my stories
and knowledge with my co-workers and recharge for the next
rollercoaster thrill." (Johan Renes - IP Partner)
Are you joining the ride as a Patent Attorney at Simmons &
Simmons in the Intellectual Property practice group in Amsterdam?
We are part of an international network with offices in more than 20
countries, with 80 lawyers, (junior) civil-law notaries and tax
specialists and 40 business professionals. We want to further build on
our success with talent that shares our passion and love for the legal profession.
Our Intellectual Property practice group is one of the most renowned
practices in the Netherlands and focuses on the entire spectrum of
intellectual property law. In addition to an extensive patent
litigation practice, part of our team works on soft-IP including
trademark law, design law and copyright. We work with our colleagues
in China, Germany, France, Italy and the United Kingdom on a daily
basis. We have a fast-growing, mainly internationally oriented
trademark registration practice, as well as anEPO prosecution practice
thatoperates as an integrated team across Amsterdam,London andGermany.
Patent law is the main pillar of Simmons & Simmons' IP practice.
We run a litigation practice active in all areas of technology, such
as mechanics, chemistry, biochemistry, chemical technology, telecom
and electrical engineering, mainly for clients in the life sciences
and TMT sector.
Our practice has grown enormously in recent years and we are
currently looking to expand our team with a Patent Attorney (3 - 10
years' experience) who:
is a technical talent, but has other talents too
is registered as a Dutch and/or European patent attorney
is analytical, down-to-earth and involved
is socially skilled and a true team player
has ambition to work in both a litigation and
enjoys playing a constructive role and deals well with change