WTR1000, 2019: “Peter has abundant teaching experience and displays a talent in his ability to break down complex IP topics and make them simple; his clients benefit from this as much as his law students.”
Peter advises his corporate clients in the fields of IP strategy, prosecution and enforcement matters. Having gained experience in two of the largest Dutch IP firms, he loves thinking along with his clients in order to come up with strong yet cost effective solutions. He has been responsible for the IP portfolios of various international companies active in the multimedia & entertainment, beverage, fashion and petrochemical industries.
He uses his vast experience not only to assist his corporate clients, but also to support several of Holland’s most well-known start-ups as well as non-profits based in the Amsterdam area.
Peter enjoys lecturing on and teaching IP matters, and his teaching experience includes tutorships at i.a. the University of Amsterdam, the Netherlands Chamber of Commerce, the Dutch Bar Association education program and the professional training program for Benelux trademark and design attorneys (BMM).
Peter is a certified Benelux and European Trademark Attorney and an active member of various professional organizations, such as BMM, the International Trademark Association (INTA), AIPPI, and the Pharmaceutical Trade Marks Group (PTMG).
WTR1000, 2018: “(…) A 20-year veteran with a cultivated and nuanced grasp of IP matters, van der Wees comes into his own when executing challenging cross-border instructions.”