Partner at Arnold & Siedsma
Arjen Hooiveld is a Dutch and European patent attorney and has been a partner at Arnold & Siedsma since 1997. He is based at the firm’s Amsterdam office. Mr Hooiveld specialises in patents, including grant procedures, infringement advice and conducting opposition and appeal proceedings at the Dutch and European Patent Offices. His practice also consists of litigating in the field of patents, together with attorneys at law, both in the Netherlands (at first instance and on appeal) and abroad.
Mr Hooiveld advises foreign multinationals on European patent disputes, such as Nikon v ASML, Trico/Tenneco v Valeo and Kawasaki v ThyssenKrupp. As head of the Japan desk at Arnold & Siedsma, he advises and assists Japanese companies with their European patent applications.
Mr Hooiveld also assists Dutch and Belgian companies with granting procedures and patent litigation, in particular in the fields of automotive, biomedical devices, food, agriculture, packaging, optics and concrete products.
Mr Hooiveld is a member of epi, the International Association for the Protection of Intellectual Property, the Union of European Practitioners in Intellectual Property, the Licensing Executives Society and the International Federation of Intellectual Property Attorneys. Further, Mr Hooiveld is a member of the Dutch Disciplinary Committee deciding on Dutch disciplinary matters, as well as a member of the Disciplinary Board deciding on appeals in cases relating to the European qualifying examination for professional representatives before the EPO and in cases concerning breaches of their Rules of Professional Conduct.