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Félique Kouthoofd

Product Compliance & Regulation attorney in the Netherlands

Félique Kouthoofd is a Dutch Product Compliance & Regulation attorney in the Netherlands at MAAK Advocaten. An important part of Félique’s work involves advising market participants within the manufacturing industry on complex (European) product regulations, Dutch law, CE marking issues, general and product liability and (industrial) agreements under Dutch law.

Félique acts for national and international manufacturing companies, such as manufacturers, importers, distributors, resellers, government agencies and regulators. As a Dutch attorney, she advises companies in a wide range of sectors within the manufacturing industry, from automotive and machinery to medical equipment, construction products, electrical and electronic products and consumer products.

As a sparring partner, Félique also supports legal counsels, managers, safety advisers and business owners on product regulations in the Netherlands. Félique analyses whether companies comply with applicable or future (EU) regulations and advises on new legal developments and challenges in the market.

In business disputes in the Netherlands between manufacturing companies, Félique acts as a Dutch litigator before government judges, inspectorates or arbitration institutions. This includes conducting summary proceedings inv the Netherlands, hearings and proceedings on the merits. Félique also conducts negotiations within or (still) outside the scope of civil court proceedings.


Félique studied Dutch law at Radboud University. She focused on liability, Product Compliance in the Netherlands, Dutch liability law, insurance law and trademark law.


Dutch & EU law specialist