Joost van Ooijen


Joost van Ooijen is Director Intellectual Property at AkzoNobel. Joost and his team are responsible for managing and protecting the AkzoNobel IP portfolio globally, handling a broad variety of IP agreements and handling the IP aspects of M&A projects. Prior to joining AkzoNobel, Joost worked as an all-round IP/IT lawyer at De Brauw Blackstone Westbroek, one of the leading law firms in the Netherlands. Joost is a regular speaker at seminars and events and acted as lecturer for various post-academic IP courses.