Sandra Bauwens

Benelux and European trademark and design attorney

Sandra Bauwens


Sandra is a specialist in the IP field  since 2000. She  is a senior expert in trademark and design matters. She manages international brand portfolios for both domestic and foreign multinationals, SMEs and non-profit organizations. Sandra guides the customer from product introduction to the market to registration of trademarks and designs.

Clients enjoy working with Sandra because she is familiar with the business philosophy of the client and is thus a fully-fledged business partner who thinks strategically to achieve watertight IP protection.

In addition to years of experience at Arnold & Siedsma, Sandra has extensive experience inhouse with a major American multinational. She was responsible for managing a significant brand portfolio worldwide. Not only was she closely involved in the creation of brands, rebranding projects and the analysis and restructuring of brand portfolios, but she also has more than extensive experience in transfers through the many acquisitions.

Sandra also advises on various opposition matters, infringement and enforcement cases for trademarks and designs.

What others say about Sandra:
Pragmatic, analytical, strategic, creative, honest

WTR 1000 about Sandra:
“Sandra has an excellent reputation as an incredibly prompt, detail-oriented and thorough attorney.”
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Employment history:
Sandra has been associated with Arnold & Siedsma as a trademark and design attorney since 2008. Previously, she worked for a major multinational as a trademark agent, where she was responsible for the management and worldwide coordination of one of the trademark portfolios.

1992: Artevelde University College Ghent, Applied Communications
2008: Benelux trademark and design attorney

Dutch, English, German, French, elementary Spanish

Outside activities & memberships:
Sandra is a member of the INTA, Ecta, Marques and BMM and attends most conferences to maintain close contact with clients and agents abroad.

Telephone: +32 3 213 5960