Trademarks and designs are powerful ways of distinguishing companies and products. Registration can protect you from parties which copy your product, for example.
NLO Shieldmark’s attorneys can advise you on such matters as registration, availability and IP-related contracts. With extensive experience in the most diverse areas and access to a worldwide network of quality agents, they assess your problem with a commercial look and solve your problem.
Our Ghent office, located at the heart of the innovation campus, Zwijnaarde, offers the entire range of Intellectual Property services for our Belgian clients.
The Dutch Chamber of Commerce presents the SMB Innovation Top 100 2017 on Tuesday June 27. We will find out who ranks as most innovative entrepreneur in the Netherlands for 2017.Read more
For quite some time now fake invoices have been sent out to cheat holders of intellectual property rights out of their money. Should you receive an invoice for maintaining your patent, trademark or design registration, please verify whether the invoice has indeed been sent out by an official authority.Read more
After fourteen years, the protracted legal fight between coffee shop The Bulldog and energy drink brand Red Bull is over. Representing eventual winner The Bulldog, NLO Shieldmark’s Milca Graver-de Looper was involved in the case from the start. What can be learned from this case?Read more
Fortify is the business relation magazine published twice a year by NLO and NLO Shieldmark. It contains interviews, news and background articles, that highlights Intellectual Property in all its facets.Read more
Managing IP has published the 2017 rankings of the leading firms for trade mark work in over 75 jurisdictions. NLO Shieldmark has – once again – gained a Tier 1 listing in the field of trademark prosecution Benelux.Read more
NLO Shieldmark is again highly recommended in the 2017 edition of the World Trademark Review 1000. European trademark and design attorney’s Marlous Stal-Hilders, Milca Graver-de Looper and Jeroen Cornelis have received individual praise for their work.Read more
On Thursday 19 January 2017, NLO is organising a seminar in Ghent about ‘Innovation & IP Strategy’ to start the new year well. This will be an informative afternoon.Read more
The British supermarket Iceland Foods is at loggerheads with Iceland. The supermarket chain has a European trademark registration for ICELAND. According to the Icelandic government, the company has regularly opposed the use of the word ‘iceland’ by Icelandic companies.Read more
Many famous trademarks are named after their founders. Take Phillips, Fokker and Albert Heijn, for example: all people’s names which have become strong trademarks. Want to register a surname as trademark? Take the following into consideration:Read more
NLO Shieldmark is proud to have been voted ‘Benelux - Firm of the Year for Trade Mark Prosecution’ by the highly respected Managing IP magazine. The award was presented on Thursday 10 March 2016 in London.
We wish to thank our clients and fellow professionals for their positive feedback and for believing in our quality and service.
The office is located in the AA Tower on 'Technologiepark Zwijnaarde', in the heart of the Ghent Biotech-community. The park has easy access to the E17 motorway.
9052 Gent – Zwijnaarde
Tel: +32 (0)9 24 09 888