Joost Becker

Joost Becker
Intellectual Property & IT law

Food & Agri, Energy, Trade & Transport, International, , Companies, Education, Public authorities, Private persons, Real estate, Insurance, Healthcare

Intellectual Property law, IT law, Advertising law

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Velperpoort Arnhem
Velperweg 1
6824 BZ Arnhem




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Joost Becker has been a lawyer since 2005, specialising in intellectual property, advertising law and internet law. His daily practice focuses on trademark and trade name law, domain name disputes and internet law. Joost also specialises in copyright, image rights, design rights and slavish imitation cases. He also deals with matters relating to misleading advertising, comparative advertising, unfair trading practices and press publications. Aside from working with individuals, Joost provides advice and help with procedural and contract work to a wide range of enterprises, from multi-nationals to SMEs. Recent cases: won procedure about Google AdWords (ECLI:NL:RBDHA:2016:8293) successfully prevented multiple instances of domain name grabbing (including case ref. DNL2015-0066) claim for damage compensation and surrender of profits (ECLI:NL:GHSHE:2014:506) halted online advertisements on booking platform (case ref. 2014/00190)


Dutch Law, University of Groningen (2005).


Dutch, English

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Joost is an examiner at the Benelux Association of Trademark and Design Law (BMM) and is a member of the Dutch Association for IP Litigation Lawyers (VIEPA), the Dutch Intellectual Property Association, the Copyright Law Association and the Advertising Law Association. Joost has also authored a range of legal publications.

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