Otto Swens

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Otto Swens




Vondst Advocaten

Jacob Obrechtstraat 56
1071 KN Amsterdam

Tel: +31 (0)20 504 2000



Otto Swens is co-founder of Vondst Advocaten. Otto's practice deals with all aspects of intellectual property, but it has a strong focus on patents. Otto advises and litigates in national and international patent cases, particularly in the field of pharmaceuticals & life sciences, chemistry, medical devices and mechanical engineering. Currently, Otto is, amongst others, involved in patent litigation relating to formulation patents, second medical use claims, SPCs, orphan medicinal products, combination SPC for vaccins, monoclonal antibodies, cable connectors and magnetic density separation technology.


Further, Otto is active in the practice of pharmaceuticals & life sciences. He advises amongst others about regulatory aspects, such as marketing authorisations of (orphan) medicinal products and paediatric indications and the combination of incentives and rewards for pharmaceutical research, such as data exclusivity, market exclusivity and extensions. Further, Otto advises about aspects such as pricing, parallel imports, reimbursements, product liability and promotion.