Our intellectual property lawyers and consultants
Violeta van Engeldorp Gastelaars-Visean
European Trademark Attorney BMM member (Benelux Association for Trademarks and Designs)
Violeta van Engeldorp Gastelaars-Visean is the owner of Visean Brands Consult trading also under the name Weizmann Ariana registered in the Netherlands. She is an experienced European Trademark Attorney and BMM member in Benelux.
Violeta joined Weizmann, Ariana & Partners in 2006 and for almost ten years she worked on a large pallet of cases specializing in European Union trademarks. In 2015 she founded Visean Brands Consult with the purpose to represent clients in intellectual property matters in Benelux. In 2018 she initiated the collaboration in Benelux with Weizmann Ariana & Partners under the name Weizmann Ariana. Weizmann Ariana & Partners offers a support team.
Violeta is an experienced European Trademark Attorney and intellectual property advisor for Benelux, member of BMM, handling trademark oppositions, appeals and other procedures both nationally as well as with WIPO or EUIPO. As a consultant, she advises companies on the protection and enforcement of Intellectual Property rights, such as trademarks and designs, as well as with respect to trade names and domain names.She has obtained a master’s degree (cum laude) in European Law from Leiden University with a thesis focusing on the enforcement of intellectual property rights and has completed her formation as Benelux advisor with the BMM certification course. Languages: English, Dutch, Spanish, Italian, French.
Attorney, she joined Weizmann Ariana & Partners trademarks department in 2015 and assists clients in filing, prosecution, maintenance and enforcement of trademarks, designs and domain names. She also has an extensive experience in licensing and acquisitions agreements of IP rights. She is part of the Weizmann Ariana & Partners Benelux support team.
Alex joined Weizmann Ariana & Partners in May 2013 and since then, he has gained significant skills to advise clients on numerous issues related to intellectual property. He has a marketing degree from University of Sibiu and advises clients very much from a commercial point of view, considering what various options are open to them and how those will add value to their business. He is part of the Weizmann Ariana & Partners Benelux support team.
Lawyer, working with Weizmann Ariana & Partners since 2005 she assists clients in filing applications, prosecution and maintenance of exclusive IP rights before EPO, EUIPO and WIPO. She also has a vast experience in defending and enforcing the exclusive IP rights of the clients before administrative and civil courts as well as before various EU courts.
Lawyer working with Weizmann Ariana & Partners
For the last 8 years I have been representing more than 100 clients as a lawyer in IP litigations in European Union. I have graduated Law University in Brasov in 1998 and since then I have been working as a lawyer for both national and international clients. I also have extensive experience in arbitration and negotiations.