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Richella Soetens



Richella is an enthusiastic litigator who is focussed on helping her clients to address their intellectual property issues.

Richella is a senior associate in our Intellectual Property Practice and is based in The Hague. 

She has expertise in all areas of intellectual property law, including patents, designs, trademarks, copyrights, domain names, advertising and unfair commercial practices. Richella advises clients across a number of different sectors, including life sciences, automotive, food and electronics. She has substantial experience in intellectual property litigation and is often involved in pan-European actions. Her practice also includes brand management matters, including trade mark opposition proceedings. Richella is a member of our Life Sciences and Automotive Groups. 

Before joining us in 2008, Richella worked as a paralegal with a focus on intellectual property law. Richella studied law at the University of Leiden and the Stellenbosch University, South Africa, specialising in intellectual property law. 

Richella is a member of professional organisations, such as the International Association for the Protection of Intellectual Property (AIPPI) and the Licensing Executives Society (LES) and regularly publishes articles on IP topics.

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