Marc Wallheimer brings over thirty years of experience in the areas of trademark, copyright and unfair competition law. His clients, many of them already loyal to him for decades, are mainly in the fields of consumer electronics, luxury goods and the entertainment industry. They seek his advice in contentious as well as non-contentious matters.
Marc started his career at a competitor law firm in 1984 where he became a partner in 1990. He joined Lovells at the occasion of the establishment of its Dutch office in 2001. Marc has headed the Amsterdam Intellectual Property, Technology and Media practice already for a number of years.
Chambers notes that interviewees praise Marc for his extensive skills in handling cross-border IP litigation. World Trademark Review refers to him as 'a force to be reckoned with.
Clients are positive about Marc Wallheimer's practical and knowledgeable approach: 'He is very down to earth and pragmatic, and he understands the dynamics of our organisation. He really knows his stuff'.
'We have worked a lot with Marc Wallheimer and he's very knowledgeable about the subject matters. He is very pragmatic. He always finds a very practical, suitable solution to any problems we have'.
Areas of Focus
Marc was lead counsel to BDO in a worldwide trademark dispute involving 220 cases in 40+ jurisdictions. It was brought to a settlement in 2014.
Marc's team enforces Nintendo's copyrights against online sellers of devices which circumvent technological protection measures in its video game products.