Simmons & Simmons expands Amsterdam intellectual property team

Simmons & Simmons has appointed Hidde Koenraad as a partner in its intellectual property (IP) team in Amsterdam.

Koenraad joins from Dutch IP boutique firm Vondst Advocaten and is recognised as a leader lawyer in the field of ‘soft’ IP.

He is experienced in advising and litigating on IP law, including trademark, design and copyright law and domain-name disputes. He also specialises in plant variety right law.

The appointment is subject to the usual regulatory approval.