We are delighted to welcome Mr Harrie Temmink, Deputy Head of Unit Intellectual Property and Fight against Counterfeiting, DG GROWTH | European Commission.
Deputy Head of Unit, Intellectual Property and Fight against Counterfeiting | DG Internal Market, Industry, Entrepreneurship and SMEs (GROWTH)
Harrie Temmink is currently Deputy Head of the Industrial Property and Fight Against Counterfeiting Unit at DG Internal Market, Industry, Entrepreneurship and SMEs (GROW), European Commission. Harrie has a Dutch Law Degree and a Spanish Language and Literature Degree from the University of Utrecht (The Netherlands). He joined the European Commission in 2003 and worked at the Industrial Property Unit of DG Internal Market and Services (2003-2008); as a Member of Cabinet of Mrs Meglena Kuneva, European Commissioner for Consumer Affairs (2008-2010), and as Deputy Head of the Online and Postal Services Unit (2011-2014) and the Public Interest Services Unit (2014-2017). He worked previously as a lecturer in Public Economic Law at the University of Utrecht; as an advisor at the Netherlands Competition Authority and as a Legal Secretary to the Court of Justice of the European Union.