'I'm sure the performance of any trademark attorney is not merely a matter of knowing your trademark law. It also requires thorough understanding of the role of the client's trademark in its market. Maybe, one can only be a really good attorney, when legal expertise and social abilities are in perfect balance'.
Ria van der Lee was born in Amsterdam in 1951. There, she finished her studies and got her business experience in law, marketing and insurance. Her career in the trademark world started in one of Europe's larger trademark attorneys firms.
Ria worked first as an assistant trademark attorney and later as the manager of her own trademark practice. She extended her experience working for clients with trademark interests in a broad variety of business areas and countries.
In 1990 she joined KNIJFF as a trademark attorney with the full responsibility for the trademark interests of her clients. She is appreciated for being an attentive listener, who combines in-depth knowledge of trademark law with a talent for resourceful solutions.
Ria's professional experience and healthy sense of humor, make it a pleasure doing business with her.
'As a trademark attorney and consultant, I know how to create order in trademark portfolios in which chaos used to prevail'. But it might be of even greater importance that she will always explore all possibilities, including the unusual ones, to find solutions others might easily overlook.