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Marlous Stal-Hilders

Marlous Stal-Hilders

Partner & Benelux and European trademark and design attorney
I manage the trademark and design portfolios of several multinationals and big national and international companies in various sectors.


  • Copyright
  • Co-existence agreement
  • Contracts
  • Non disclosure agreement
  • Licence agreement
  • Trademark law
  • Design law
  • Recordals
  • Collaboration agreement

I'm specialised in consultancy relating to portfolio management and strategy, and I advise and mediate in cases involving infringement of intellectual property rights and conducts opposition procedures and rejection cases. I also negotiate and draw up relevant agreements, including coexistence agreements and transfer deeds.

One shrewd adviser is Marlous Stal-Hilders, who, in addition to shaping trademark prosecution strategies, helps to mediate between conflicting parties and skilfully negotiates settlement agreements.
WTR1000 - 2018

I cooperate in teams with patent attorneys from various sections, enabling NLO to assist its clients in all IP fields. I'm the author of several publications in magazines such as IAM, Managing Intellectual Property and BMM Bulletin (published by the Benelux Trademark Association).


  • Faculty of Law at Leiden University (Netherlands, 1994) specialising in Intellectual Property
  • Registered Benelux trademark and design attorney (1995)
  • European trademark and design attorney (2000)