Profiel Kunz 04

Astrid Kunz-Van der Laan

Benelux and European Trademark and Design Attorney
Astrid Kunz-Van der Laan

"Complete assistance to our Clients with respect to the protection of trademarks and designs."

Astrid Kunz-Van der Laan works at Vriesendorp & Gaade since 1991. She started as a secretary at the trademark deparment and in addition assisted the attorneys at law of the firm as a paralegal. Since 2012, she is working as a trademark and design attorney. In January of 2016, she successfully completed the education for Benelux Trademark and Design Attorneys.

In her role as a Benelux and European trademark and design attorney, Astrid advises a diversity of clients, ranging from individuals to national and international companies. She provide advise on different types of product protection, such as trademarks and designs. Her daily activities include availability searches for trademarks, advising and representation of clients during registration, refusal and opposition proceedings with respect to trademarks and designs.

Background information

Astrid has studied the course European secretary Marketing at Schoevers. In addition, she studied Law from 2011 to 2012. Due to her extensive working experience as a trademark attorney and the completion of the aforementioned education, Astrid may call herself a BMM Certified Trademark Attorney. The certification BMM Certified Trademark Attorney is a quality certification for Trademark Attorneys. This certification is issued by the BMM (Benelux Association for Trademark and Design Law).


Astrid specialises in trademark rights, design rights and copyright.


BMM - Association for Trademark and Design Law
ECTA - European Communities Trade Mark Association
INTA - International Trademark Association