Jordi Bierens > Pels Rijcken & Droogleever Fortuijn NV > The Hague, Netherlands > Lawyer Profile

Pels Rijcken & Droogleever Fortuijn NV
PO BOX 11756


Jordi Bierens joined Pels Rijcken’s IP, Privacy and Media team in 2017. He advises and litigates mainly on copyright, trademark law and the legitimacy of publications in the press. Within these fields of law, he acts on behalf of government agencies, national and international companies and non-profit organisations.

Jordi received his bachelor’s degree in Law & Economics from Leiden University and his master’s degree in Information Law from the University of Amsterdam. Before joining Pels Rijcken, he was a researcher at the Institute for Information Law (IViR) and was associated with the competition practice of a large law firm in Amsterdam for several years. Jordi is an editor of our Supreme Court blog and a member of the Dutch Copyright Law Association (VvA).

Lawyer Rankings

Netherlands > Intellectual property: trade marks, copyrights and design rights

Pels Rijcken & Droogleever Fortuijn NV is known as the firm for public clients, including the Dutch State, the largest cities of the Netherlands, and several Dutch regulatory authorities and universities, which it assists with IP issues, including Supreme Court litigation. The firm also advises high-profile private clients. Practice head Sikke Kingma is an experienced Supreme Court litigator, who focuses on all aspects of IP. Senior associate Jordi Bierens is a key figure in the media and IP teams.

Netherlands > Industry focus: Media and entertainment

(Rising stars)

Jordi BierensPels Rijcken & Droogleever Fortuijn NV

Pels Rijcken & Droogleever Fortuijn NV is described as the ‘go to law firm in the Netherlands for freedom of speech cases in digital media defamation and false accusations claims’ for ‘public authorities and The State’. Head of the media and entertainment practice, IP litigation specialist Sikke Kingma is known for his Supreme Court pedigree, representing high-profile clients in disputes pertaining to the lawfulness of publications and statements on the internet or in other media, particularly where unfounded accusations or infringements of privacy are concerned. Associate Jordi Bierens is the key contact for clients seeking counsel on matters relating to the protection of journalistic sources, press freedom, advertisement law and false accusations in digital media and traditional press.