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Moïra Truijens

Moïra Truijens

partner intellectual property

Chambers and Partners Legal 500

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Moïra is partner at Hoogenraad & Haak. She was admitted to the bar in 2005. Ever since, she has advised and litigated on patent, copyright, design and trademark matters. She is a committed strategist with vast litigation experience, who is able to keep matters simple and act pragmatically where that serves the case at hand. Before joining Hoogenraad & Haak in 2014, Moïra worked as a lawyer at IP boutique firms Brinkhof and Klos Morel Vos & Schaap.

Moïra is an active member of several professional associations, including the Dutch Association of Intellectual Property Law (AIPPI/VIE), the Dutch Advertising Law Association (VvRr), the Benelux Trademark and Design Law Association (BMM) and the Dutch Association for Copyright Law (VvA). She also has been admitted to the Dutch Association of Intellectual Property Law Litigators (VIEPA) and also to the international (francophone) society Association des Praticiens du Droit des Marques et des Modèles (l’APRAM). Furthermore she is a member of the Marques Designs Team. She publishes, teaches and lectures regularly on subjects related to her practice. Furthermore, she is chairing and co-author the Dutch AIPPI group reports on ‘Requirements for protection of designs’ and ‘Bad faith trademarks’.

Moïra is recommended in Legal 500 as ‘Strategic, flexible and cost-effective’ and also in the IP Stars (‘rising star‘), WTR1000 and in Chambers as ‘a good thinker who quickly gets to the heart of the matter’.

Music is very important to Moïra. She chairs the ‘Stichting Symphonic Cinema’ and she plays the clarinet and the cello. She has, among other things, taken part in CD recordings for Bløf and a tour with DVD registration for Herbert Grönemeyer. Moïra is fluent in English and French and also speaks German.

Recent work:

  • Defended patent injunction claims in preliminary proceedings.
  • Preparing pre-trial measurements (patent) for a worldwide leader in fast moving consumer goods.
  • Representing a well-known automotive before the Benelux Court of Justice.
  • Representing a fashion brand before the Supreme Court in a copyright injunction case.
  • Advising on a multi European distribution agreement for a global brand in beverages.
  • Advising on complex transaction of global IP portfolio.
  • Arranging for pre-trial seizure of infringement and book keepings in a patent infringement case.
  • Representing a fashion brand before the Court of Appeal in a trade mark injunction case.
  • Represented a Dutch innovative company in patent entitlement proceedings.
  • Representing a pharmaceutical company in a comparative advertisement case before the Code Commission for
    Pharmaceutical Advertising.
  • Preparing accelerated patent proceedings for several governmental organizations in a multi-jurisdictional patent
    litigation.
  • Advising several clients on FRAND related patent issues.
  • Representing a famous bag designer in a case on copyright and design right infringement.
  • Advising on patent infringements for a high end fashion brand.
  • Arranging for custom measures for several clients.
  • Advising on parallel import of fast moving consumer goods.
  • Representing a leading fast moving consumer goods company before the Court of Appeal in a comparative advertising
    case.
  • Representation of workers union FNV in proceedings against the Dutch State regarding political advertising in
    connection with health policy reforms.
  • Acting on behalf of two different renowned Scandinavian designers against copyright infringements in both fashion
    and light designs.