Mr 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 frequently instructed by Dutch public bodies, including government ministries and city authorities, in Supreme Court appeals concerning trade mark and copyright disputes. The practice, which is led by Supreme Court litigator and ‘absolute expert on copyright law’ Sikke Kingma, also handles IP disputes on behalf of private sector clients. Jordi Bierens‘ practice encompasses both IP litigation and non-contentious advice.

Netherlands > Industry focus: Media and entertainment

(Rising stars)

Jordi BierensPels Rijcken & Droogleever Fortuijn NV

Located in The Hague, Pels Rijcken & Droogleever Fortuijn NV stands out for its extensive experience defending the IP rights of musicians and authors in the Dutch Supreme Court. Arnoud Boorsma heads the team and has a strong understanding of the regulatory environment that governs broadcasters. Leading the team alongside him, Sikke Kingma is a seasoned IP litigator who regularly assists clients in the media and entertainment industry. Jordi Bierens is another key member of the team who, in addition to media law, advises on advertising.