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Sophie Schneiders

Sophie Schneiders

Trainee trademark and design attorney
I have been working as a trademark and design attorney at NLO Shieldmark since September 2017. My work mainly involves advising large and medium-sized national and international businesses, and helping them to protect and build up their trademark portfolios.

Expertise

  • Copyright
  • Contracts
  • Trademark law
  • Design law

I specialise in trademark and design law, with a focus on registering trademarks and designs, negotiating in the event of infringements, conducting opposition procedures, preparing agreements, carrying out feasibility studies, advising on international registration strategies and protecting trademark and design rights.

What I particularly enjoy is experiencing the very wide range of sectors our clients work in.

After internships at a law firm and in the business sector I made a very conscious chose to pursue a career as a trademark and design attorney. What I particularly enjoy is experiencing the very wide range of sectors our clients work in.

Devising protection strategies in so many different sectors and helping clients build strong trademark portfolios, both nationally and internationally, makes my work highly challenging and extremely varied. And it’s then great to see all these trademarks and designs as I travel around the country.

Education

  • Bachelor Law, Leiden University
  • Master Corporate law with specialisation in Intellectual Property, Leiden University