About Me

As an associate in our Intellectual Property Group in Amsterdam, I specialise in life sciences patent law and life sciences regulatory.

As a member of Bird & Bird's Life Sciences and Healthcare Group, I work daily on complex cross-country cases together with our other offices. I have experience in complex patent litigation, with a strong focus on the medical devices industry and pharmaceutical sector. Furthermore, I assist a broad range of life sciences clients with their regulatory matters, including litigation. My regulatory experience also includes advising with regard to all things digital health - from telemedicine to AI.

I was ranked as a rising star in the Legal 500 EMEA 2023 for Life Sciences and WIPR Trailblazer 2023.

I am a board member of both the Dutch association Pharma & Law (Vereniging Farma & Recht) and Female Intellectual Property Experts (FIPE). I am a member of the International Association for the Protection of Intellectual Property (AIPPI).


  • Universiteit van Tilburg, LLM, Law and Technology (Cum laude)
  • Københavns Universitet, LLB, Law (Exchange program)
  • University of Amsterdam, LLB, Rechtsgeleerdheid


  • The Netherlands Bar in 2018
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'Hester Borgers has an outstanding capability to connect to the people she works with and understand their needs. At the same time, she always knows what the key points of the situation are and makes sure everyone is on the same page. She is very bright.'

Legal 500 EMEA 2023

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