Erik Straatman

Senior IP Consultant

Amsterdam office
+31 (0) 20 564 1417

Erik Straatman is a Trademark Attorney with more than 25 years' experience in intellectual property. Erik has extensive knowledge and experience within the field of IP, and focuses, in particular, on providing advice on trademark registration and portfolio management, infringement and oppositions, and trademark filing strategies. Erik also specialises in registered and unregistered design rights, copyright, domain names, IP strategy, IP agreements and contracts.

Erik manages a team of dedicated staff.

Career history

Erik joined Novagraaf in 1991 as an IP Consultant.

Work highlights

Erik advises a wide range of clients that are active in various areas of business, including: the chemical industry, the technical and mechanical engineering industry, logistic and transport services, the food industry, bakery products, the hospitality industry and clothing companies. Erik provides these businesses with advice on IP-related matters and supports the management and maintenance of their trademark portfolios.


Erik is a member of the BMM.


  • Dutch
  • English
  • German

Areas of expertise

  • Trademark registration & portfolio management
  • Trademark infringements & oppositions
  • Trademark filing strategies
  • Registered & unregistered designs
  • Copyright
  • Domain names
  • IP strategy
  • IP agreements & contracts

Industry specialisms

  • Chemistry
  • Fashion & textiles
  • Food & food technology


Erik is a BMM Certified Trademark Attorney.

The BMM Certified Trademark Attorney mark is a recognised quality seal of trademark attorneys.

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