mr. G.S.C.M. (Gino) van Roeyen
Gino van Roeyen graduated from Tilburg University, where he also worked for a number of years as a research assistant in the field of international private law and IP. Gino has been with BANNING since 1999, laying the foundation of the present IP practice group. Advice and litigation on national and international disputes in the area of IP form the basis of Gino’s work, which regularly extends to related issues in the field of company law and commercial contract law (licences, franchising, distribution and agency). Gino has an excellent knowledge of international private law, especially in the area of IP, which frequently involves issues to do with the international jurisdiction of courts, applicable law and cross-border measures. Gino works for numerous highly-regarded clients in such sectors as food and fashion.
In 2012 and 2014 Gino van Roeyen received a bronze ranking in World Trademark Review 1000. WTR 1000 is composed and published by World Trademark Review, an international magazine regarding trademark law.
World Trademark Review 1000 2012
Based in 's-Hertogenbosch, Banning has built up one of the biggest trademark practices in the southern Netherlands. The team advises on contentious and non-contentious work and is also experienced in negotiating and drafting contracts for the transfer, licensing and distribution of IP rights. Gino van Roeyen is credited with the success of the IP practice: his skilful performances in national and international trademark disputes have cemented his status as “a prominent practitioner who is well known internationally”, working in sectors ranging from food to fashion.'
World Trademark Review 1000 2014
‘The multi-jurisdictional practice of Banning Advocaten’s Gino van Roeyen takes anti-counterfeiting and litigation duties.’ (Click here to read more about the ranking of World Trademark Review 1000)
-member of the Benelux Association for Trademark and Design Law (BMM)
-member of the European Communities Trade Mark Association (ECTA)
-member of the Association of European Trade Mark Owners (Marques),
-member of the International Association for the Protection of Intellectual Property (AIPPI)
-member of the Dutch International Law Association.
-examiner for the Professional Programme for Benelux Trademark and Design Attorneys.
Forms part of the practice area (s): IP & IT law
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