Tjibbe is a partner in the intellectual property group based in Amsterdam, with a focus on technology-related matters, in particular patents and trade secrets.
Tjibbe advises and litigates for clients in the life sciences, tech & comms, energy & utilities and retail and consumer sectors. He has extensive experience in both European and US litigation, including high-end multi-jurisdictional patent disputes.
Tjibbe has also acted for both opponents and patentees in EPO opposition proceedings. He has represented clients in contractual disputes, including contractual litigation involving milestone claims in the life sciences sector and in arbitration proceedings regarding IP warranties.
He regularly advises clients on IP strategy and on technology-driven M&A deals including in the venture technology field.
Prior to joining Bird & Bird this year, Tjibbe was a partner at another global law firm.