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IP Specialist HGF Opens New Office in The Hague

This latest expansions activity is the first in Continental Europe and becomes the 11th office in HGF’s growing portfolio


The office is centrally located in the heart of The Hague and is led by Dr. Achim Krebs who joins the firm as a Partner. The new office provides a base for HGF in the Netherlands, the third largest patent filing nation in Europe, with facilities close to the expanding European Patent Office, which already houses 40% of its staff in The Hague.

Paul Sanderson, CEO of HGF commented “Our European business has been growing over the last 3 years and we recognise a need to service our existing business connections in the region.  The new office will also allow us to bring in new clients to the firm.  Achim’s experience and knowledge will be a great asset to the firm.”

“The new office reflects our commitment to provide the highest quality client care and IP solutions to our clients both now and in the future”.

Achim has considerable experience in the creation and management of cost-effective IP portfolios to suit various business strategies, as well as in contentious matters such as oppositions and litigation. He regularly advises on intellectual property aspects of technology projects and transactions, including mergers, acquisitions and collaborations.

Source: HGF press release

10 September 2015

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