Alexander has deep experience on a wide range of contentious and non-contentious matters, in particular in the fields of technology, branding and design, internet law and life sciences.

Technology

  • Successfully representing a manufacturer of water vapour fires in more than five court cases, both first instance and appeal, involving cross-border injunctions for the Netherlands, United Kingdom, Germany, France and Ireland, while also obtaining two seizures and coordinate parallel litigation in Germany.
  • Representing a market leader in bike security technology in infringement proceedings, coordinating parallel patent litigation in Germany and successfully upholding the validity of a patent in opposition proceedings before the EPO.
  • Representing and coordinating various patent enforcement actions for a market leader in e-bikes in multiples countries.

Branding and design

  • Successfully representing an upcoming fashion label against The Sting upholding an injunction for copyright infringement in appeal.
  • Successfully representing an award winning furniture manufacturer against claims of copying minimalist design.
  • Handling cancellation-, opposition- and appeal proceedings before EUIPO for numerous (international) clients, including appeals before the General Court and the Court of Justice.

Life sciences and plant variety rights

  • Successfully conducting and coordinating a dawn raid involving plant variety infringements.
  • Advising a medical device manufacturer on advertising of Continuous Glucose Monitoring.
  • Leading a rapid response team in relation to traces of unauthorized GMO in plants.
  • Acting as an expert for the European Commission evaluating Horizon 2020 proposals on eHealth.