Raoul Soullié has been connected to the Institute for Private Law as a lecturer Patent Law since January 2019. He is also a lawyer at the Amsterdam office of the law firm Simmons & Simmons LLP.
Raoul Soullié was appointed a lecturer in patent law at Leiden University in January 2019.
Following an (unfinished) study Industrial Design Engineering at the Delft University of Technology, from 2002 onward, Raoul worked at an architectural firm in Rotterdam. At the same time, he read law at Leiden University. After graduation he was admitted to the bar in 2006 and worked as an attorney for a Dutch law firm, where he focussed on intellectual property, and on patent law in particular. In 2009, Raoul switched to the judiciary: he was appointed as Staff Lawyer with the Intellectual Property Department of the District Court of The Hague. In 2015 he returned to private practice and joined the international patent litigation practice of Simmons & Simmons. In his work as a patent litigator, Raoul deals with both the legal as well as the technological aspects of large-scale, often multinational, patent disputes.
Dutch / English / German.