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.
October 25th 2022
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.
HGF is a silver sponsor of LSPN Europe 2022 on 29th November in London. This event will explore some of the biggest challenges facing the Life Sciences Patent Community right now …Event details
HGF is a premium sponsor of the pro-manchester Health Tech conference on Friday 9th December. This conference looks at exploring what new and innovative ideas have been developed in the past …Event details
HGF Attorney at Law, Olivia Petter, has contributed to a new book ‘Winning with IP: Managing Intellectual Property Today’. Olivia has written a chapter called ‘Brands and designs for web3’. …Read article
From 1 November 2022, the EPO has announced changes to the procedure for remedying patent applications that contain parts that have been included erroneously and updated the procedure for filing …Read article
HGF is hosting a webinar on 10th November to discuss ‘Basics and news about Unified Patent Court’. Date 10th November, 2022 Time 14:00 – approx. 15:30 (CET) About the webinar …Event details
HGF is a gold sponsor of the Technology Patent Network Conference on Thursday 3rd November 2022 in San Jose. This conference looks at bringing together the industry’s most innovative companies …Event details
IIPLA 2022 USA is a two-day conference event taking place in Las Vegas on 10-11 October. Experts on Intellectual Property will share the stage to share fresh perspectives, data-driven approaches, …Event details
If you would like to discuss how HGF could help you, contact one of our IP specialists.