Erwin obtained his law degree from the University of Amsterdam, specializing in Intellectual Property Law. In 2000 he started his career at Intermark, which has been a part of Knijff Trademark Attorneys since 2003. In 2007 Intermark changed its name into Knijff Trademark Attorneys. In 2009 Erwin became a partner in the firm. Meanwhile, he is managing a flourishing practice: "From the local bakery to multinationals. It is very diverse and interesting, with new, legal challenges every day. Erwin is of the opinion that as a trademark consultant, thinking along with your client is essential. "Often a trademark consultant is the one that is best able to assess the legal consequences and difficulties of working with trademarks. Consultation with your client is of the utmost importance if you want to assist him or her in the best possible way".
According to Erwin top quality service means being able to quickly adept to your client's questions and problems. "I love it when I can promptly provide clients with practical answers to their questions. It is thinking in terms of solutions rather than problems".