Wilmar van Otigem

Assistant Trademark Attorney

BMM Certified

Wilmar began working in the trademark sector in 2007 as a paralegal for trademark agency Novagraaf. After a spell with consultancy de Merkplaats in 2014, he returned to Novagraaf the following year, becoming Associate Consultant for Group Clients & Strategic Partnerships. In 2017 Wilmar joined Chiever as Assistant Trademark Attorney to Alice Slabbaert.

Wilmar is a registered EU trademark attorney and a certified BMM (Benelux Association for Trademark and Design Right) attorney. He has successfully passed the BMM professional examination allowing him to use the official BMM certification, which guarantees that a trademark attorney has the education, knowledge and experience required to advise clients on trademark protection.

Favourite brand: Gymshark

  • 2017 - present

    Chiever, Assistant Trademark Attorney

  • 2015 - 2017

    Novagraaf, Associate Consultant

  • 2014 - 2015

    De Merkplaats, Trademark Attorney

  • 2013 - 2014

    Novagraaf, Associate Consultant

  • 2007 - 2014

    Novagraaf, Paralegal IP