Achim's practice covers a wide range of chemical, pharmaceutical and high tech inventions, and he is acting for a diverse range of companies across these technologies, from start-ups to multinationals.
Achim regularly advises clients on the IP aspects of complex technologies, and on the creation and management of cost-effective IP portfolios.
He also regularly represents clients in Opposition and Appeal Proceedings before the European Patent Office, and often supports clients in multi-jurisdictional contentious situations.
Another field involves due diligence investigations into IP portfolios of technology companies, primarily for venture capital and private equity investors.
Achim is presently serving as President of the LES Benelux.
Achim is qualified as a Dutch, Belgian and European Patent Attorney, and he is a registered European Trade Mark and Design Attorney.
Dr. Rer. Nat.
CEIPI Patent Litigation
"Achim Krebs appreciates what clients really need and gives made-to-measure advice. He is strategic and has a strong commercial understanding of intellectual property and how it can be used to serve business purposes.” He protects chemical, pharmaceutical and mechanical inventions from his base at HGF in The Hague.
March 7th 2022
October 12th 2020
November 4th 2019
April 21st 2016
September 6th 2013
March 22nd 2012
President of the Licensing Executive Society for the Benelux for 2020/2021. Secretary LES Benelux 2008-2018.
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