Armand is a partner in the Intellectual Property Group at Bird & Bird and jointly heads the tech & comms team in the Netherlands. He has been based in The Hague since the office opened in 2001.
Since being admitted to the bar in 1991, he has developed in-depth knowledge and experience in patent litigation in the electronics, life sciences and food sectors.
Armand is dedicated to intellectual property litigation and providing strategic advice, with a focus on international patent disputes, trademark litigation (especially in the anti-counterfeit space), trade secrets litigation and IP transactions. He is proud that working and mastering the field of IP is what he has been doing since he graduated, working together with magnificent people in his Dutch IP team.
Armand is ranked in several leading legal directories including Chambers, The Legal 500 and Who's Who Legal Patents. Over the years, his work has been recognised internationally, from the World Leader Award for best contribution to European patent litigation to the ILO's Client Choice Award.