Mr Mark Jansen > Dirkzwager > Arnhem, Netherlands > Lawyer Profile

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Work Department

Intellectual Property and IT Law


Attorney – Associate Partner


Mark Jansen is head of Data Protection and Cybersecurity team at Dirkzwager. He provides guidance on contracting for large and small IT projects, advising and litigating in the event of failed automations and supporting clients with all kinds of issues surrounding privacy law. Mark assists both customers and suppliers, though his main focus is on IT systems customers.

Mark regularly gives lectures on IT and privacy law and writes about these subjects on websites and in professional journals. He is one of the head lecturers of the data protection course at Grotius Academy (post graduate permanent education). 


Dutch, English


Mark is a board member of VIRA (association for computer law lawyers, recognized by the Dutch Bar) and VPR (association for privacy law).


Grotius Computer Science Law (cum laude)
Dutch Law Radboud University Nijmegen (cum laude)
Business Sciences Radboud University Nijmegen

Lawyer Rankings

Netherlands > Industry focus: Information technology

(Next Generation Partners)

Mark JansenDirkzwager

Dirkzwager’s Arnhem-based IT practice is sought out by clients for a range of matters, including contracts for hardware and software service agreements, disputes concerning failed automation projects and software, and data protection issues. The team, led by Ernst-Jan van de Pas, regularly works on IT-related matters in the healthcare and life sciences sector, including handling cases that reach the Supreme Court and negotiating tech partnerships between hospitals and high-tech medical devices companies. Mark Jansen heads the data protection and cybersecurity teams and is instrumental in drafting GIBIT terms (new conditions for procuring IT services and products) in Dutch municipalities. Joost Becker is a soft IP specialist, representing clients in contentious design rights, copyrights and image rights as well as advertising disputes. Christel Jeunink focuses on IP contracting, R&D projects and licensing agreements. Associate Sven Wakker drafts IT contracts and is a key member of the privacy and IT teams.