Arlette Molenaar

EU and Benelux trademark & design attorney


Mentioned as a leading trademark professional in the Benelux in The World’s Leading IMG_1751-2Trademark Professionals 2020 (World Trademark Review’s WTR 1000):

“Loved by her clients, EQUIPP’s Arlette Molenaar “is one of the best trademark attorneys in the Netherlands”. “She knows her clients’ portfolios inside out and manages them in the most cost-efficient ways. Always fast, pragmatic and to the point, Arlette masters dealing with complex cancellation and opposition proceedings and explains concepts in a simple but effective way.”

WTR 2019:

“Arlette Molenaar is extremely knowledgeable and one of the best trademark attorneys in Benelux – and a particular master when it comes to oppositions. She sees the big picture and is fantastic at giving strategic advice as a result. She is friendly, kind, down to earth and an exceptionally hard worker who understands the needs of her clients.”

WTR 2018: “Fantastic trademark attorney” Arlette Molenaar “specialises in brief, practical advice with a clear conclusion. She has a bird’s eye view and knows how to achieve brands’ strategic objectives”. Heading her own firm, EQUIPP, she brings a personal touch to Benelux and worldwide registration campaigns. Her ‘positive and open personality” strikes a resonant chord with clients, who trust her with crucial branding matters”

Experienced in advising start-ups and SME’s on cost efficient and strategically smart Intellectual Property protection as well as streamlining international trademark and  design portfolios

Worldwide IP protection | Trademark clearance (searches) | Trademark registration & prosecution | Design registration & prosecution| Advice on trademark issues | Advice on copyright and trade name law |  Trademark enforcement and anti-counterfeiting strategies | Coexistence & settlement agreements | Interim services

Certified Benelux trademark attorney | European trademark and design attorney

Languages: Dutch |  English | French