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Masja van der Galiën

Masja van der Galiën

Associate partner & Benelux and European trademark and design attorney
I have been working as a European trademark and design attorney at NLO Shieldmark since 2000. I have wide-ranging experience with many different types of clients and portfolios in various sectors, working mainly for large and medium-sized national and international businesses.

Expertise

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

My aim is to offer strategically valuable legal advice on intellectual property rights, while also keeping a close eye on costs and the speed of response.

She is hardworking, fast-thinking and deeply knowledgeable – exactly what a client wants.
WTR1000 - 2018

As a European trademark and design attorney I am involved in the entire lifecycle of trademarks and designs. While my main focus is on registering trademarks and designs and on handling infringements, my work also includes copyright, IP portfolio management, IP agreements and patent transfer agreements. In addition, I am involved in conflict management, including negotiating in the event of infringements, handling opposition and other procedures, and drafting contracts.

I have been an associate partner since 2013 and I am the leader of one of NLO Shieldmark’s four legal teams.

Education

  • Master in Law, LLM– University of Amsterdam
  • Training Benelux and European trademark and design law