Manon has substantial experience in litigating and providing strategic advice on intellectual property rights, the protection and registration of trademark and design portfolios.
Manon is a partner in our Intellectual Property Practice and she heads our brand management team in the Hague, the Netherlands. Manon has over 15 years of experience and has a particular focus on both contentious and non-contentious trademark, design, copyright, domain name, unfair competition and advertising law.
Her practice includes global strategic advice on intellectual property rights, the protection and registration of trademark and design portfolios. Manon is an experienced litigator and handles high profile trademark disputes, including multi-jurisdictional cases in front of the courts as well as proceedings at the Benelux trademark office and EUIPO. Manon also litigates in copyright cases, including copyright levies disputes.
Manon coordinates anti-counterfeiting activities for a number of international clients. She regularly advises on anti-counterfeiting strategies, working in close cooperation with our international offices and with other law firms.
She contributes regularly to publications on IP-related topics and is a teacher in the vocational education for trademark and design attorneys in the Benelux. Manon is co-author of an international book on the law of computer and video games and an international book on advertising law.
Manon is an active member of several professional organisations, the chair of AIPPI's Standing Committee on Piracy and Counterfeiting and a member of INTA’s Parallel Trade Committee. She is also a member of MARQUES, the Benelux Association of Trademark and Design Law (BMM), the Dutch Copyright Association (VvA), the Dutch Advertising Law Association (VvRr) and the Dutch Association for IP Litigators (VIEPA).
Manon speaks Dutch, English and German.