Sabin primarily concentrates on trademarks, design rights, copyright and commercial law. Furthermore, Sabin is very familiar with domain name disputes and has litigated many times before the administrative courts such as WIPO. Besides that, he has an extensive experience in relation to large-scale and long-term projects for international clients, managing and assisting in parallel trade and anti-counterfeiting problems such as Custom detentions.
‘Willem Leppink and Sabin Tigu stand out on IP. Both are driven by a team approach to finding the right solution. They are responsive and clear in their advice. You really feel they have considered all of the avenues and their “can do” approach instils confidence.’ - Legal 500 EMEA 2022
‘Willem Leppink and Sabin Tigu are available, responsive, proactive, deliver the work in a timely manner. They have a very good contact with the clients and have been really available via zoom during the pandemic .’ - Legal 500 EMEA 2022
Client favourite” Tigu is “a very creative, commercial lawyer who really understands his clients’ environment and the reality they work in. He almost acts like in-house counsel, trying to resolve things in a business-focused, cost-consciousway.” - WTR 1000 2022
Willem Leppink heads the group (intellectual property) and is supported by partner Sabin Tigu in assisting clients including Harley-Davidson, Arla Foods, Donna Karan, and the Ford Motor Company.
Sabin has, after pursuing a career as professional tennis player, completed the Bachelor’s programme in Dutch Law and the Master’s in Comporate Law at the Erasmus University Rotterdam in 2011. In 2012 he joined Ploum.
Sabin Tigu has registered the following principal (and secondary) legal practice areas in the Netherlands Bar’s register of legal practice areas (rechtsgebiedenregister):
Based on this registration, Sabin Tigu is required to obtain ten training credits per calendar year in each registered principal legal practice area in accordance with the standards set by the Netherlands Bar.
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