Vijay Shamdas is a professional representative before the EUIPO as a European trademark and design attorney. Vijay is also a Benelux (BMM) certified trademark and design attorney.
As trademark attorney Vijay advises on the protection of trademarks and designs, investigates whether a trademark or design can be used and registered, handles trademark and design filings and acts in opposition, cancellation and appeal proceedings before the trademark authorities.
Vijay worked for more than 8 years as trademark and design attorney at well–known Dutch trademark agencies, and for nearly 10 years as an independent lawyer. He has managed the trademark portfolios of major international clients. Vijay joined Brinkhof in August 2022.
Vijay studied at the University of Amsterdam (LL.M in Dutch law). He is a member of the Benelux Association for Trademark and Design Law (BMM).