Maarten is an experienced litigator, with a particular focus on trademarks, copyright, design rights and patents. Clients describe him as an attentive and trusted advisor who gives commercial, practical advice.

He has considerable experience in litigation and IP contracting (including license agreements, R&D agreements and confidentiality agreements), as well as advertising and media law.

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Van Haren shoes not a slavish imitation of Dr Martens shoes

14 November 2022
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Interface - The EUs Digital Services Act

The DSA: advertising, dark patterns and recommender systems

Maarten Rijks and Annemijn Schipper look at the impact of the DSA on targeted advertising and the use of dark patterns and recommender systems.

19 September 2022

by Maarten Rijks and Annemijn Schipper

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Cryptoassets, blockchain and distributed ledger technology

Pre-judgment attachment on an NFT in the Netherlands

1 August 2022

by Maarten Rijks and Nicky Willemsen

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Copyright & media law

New set of rules for influencer marketing in the Netherlands

19 July 2022

by Nicky Willemsen and Maarten Rijks

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