Thijs combines his passions for technology and intellectual property for the benefit of his clients.
Thijs is an associate in our Intellectual Property Practice and is based in The Hague.
He specialises in intellectual property law, including copyrights, patents, trademarks, domain names, designs and advertising. Thijs also has expertise in customs regulations and anti-counterfeiting. He is a member of our Tech & Comms and Media, Entertainment and Sport Groups.
Before joining us in December 2010, Thijs studied law at the University of Amsterdam; specialising in intellectual property and media law. In the years 2014-2016 he advised an NGO in Uganda before re-joining us in 2016.
Thijs has published various articles and contributed to several books, including an international book on law of Computer and Video Games. He is a member of the Dutch group of the International Association for the Protection of Intellectual Property (AIPPI) and the Dutch Copyright Association (VvA).