Mattie de Koning
A partner in our Dispute Resolution team, Mattie is a highly experienced IP lawyer.
Mattie is an exceptionally talented individual who specialises in both national and cross-border patent litigation in a variety of technical fields, with particular experience in the Life Sciences and TMT sectors. He acts on behalf of clients before the specialized Dutch patent courts and at the Dutch and European patent offices. Recognised in Chambers, Legal 500 and IAM patent 1000, Mattie has established a portfolio of clients including BASF, Gilead, Samsung and HP.
What gives Mattie the edge is his ability to easily understand technical matters and translate them into the language of the court. With a master’s degree in both chemical engineering and law, he has risen to the top of his field very quickly and has developed a strong reputation as both a legal and technical individual.
Following an illustrious sports career as an international gymnast, Mattie was admitted to the bar in 2006, and went on to join us in 2011. Mattie is a regular publisher of intellectual property articles and blogs and is regularly lecturing on various aspects of patent law at international conferences.