Firm Profile > Louwers IP Technology Advocaten > Eindhoven, Netherlands

Louwers IP Technology Advocaten
Innovation Powerhouse
Zwaanstraat 31k
5651 CA Eindhoven

Industry focus: Information technology Tier 3

The 'robust and pragmatic' Huub de Jong leads the 'skilfulLouwers IP Technology Advocaten team, which assists clients with the full range of traditional IT and data privacy work including the application of new technologies in the healthcare and e-commerce industries. Tom de Wit 'combines his superb skills and knowledge' to assist clients with complex IT contractual negotiations, public procurements, outsourcings and cloud sourcing projects. The well-respected Ernst-Jan Louwers also provides vast experience from his base in Eindhoven.

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‘The team is strong in understanding their client’s business fast and in creating solid advice that is then customized to their client’s business characteristics and business model.’

‘Team members that I have worked with are to the point and clear in communicating their advice and also are willing to take a solid position instead of stating ‘grey’ options which makes it difficult for the client to decide on how to deal with a certain issue. Their ability to do this originates in their expertise of IT law and in-depth knowledge of what is important to the business of the client.’

‘Pleasant contact, fast response times, and good knowledge.’

‘Huub is a very efficient and smart lawyer. He helps me with all legal issues and in several crucial moments. He knows his trade very well while also being a business man. He therefore knows ‘the game’ like nobody else.’

‘I recommend Huub de Jong. A solid no nonsense IT lawyer who delivers.’      

‘Louwers IP|Technology Advocaten is very knowledgeable regarding IT and contract law. They are well aware of the latest jurisprudence in this area. Its lawyers are highly skilful and above all very communicative. They offer good value for money.’

‘They have a unique combination of legal skills, pragmatism and knowledge of IT in comparison with other law firms.’

‘Tom de Wit is exceptionally good. He combines his superb skills and knowledge with his results oriented and pragmatic approach. He is comfortable in his conversations and a calm person. A truly multidisciplinary approach is being used. He has a strong work ethic.’ 

‘Louwers IP is a great niche firm to work with. Their approach is pragmatic and knowledgeable. Their team is one of the best in the Brainport region.’

‘Ernst Jan Lauwers is a great guy to work with. He’s down to earth, pragmatic and an expert in the field of IT. A true IT-leader in the Brainport region.’

‘Good knowledge of e-commerce matters and communication is strong.’

‘Huub de Jong is a robust and pragmatic lawyer.’

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CycloMedia Technology

Nederlands CentrumJeugdgezondheid (NCJ)



Intellectual property: trade marks, copyrights and design rights Tier 5

Louwers IP Technology Advocaten has experience in intellectual property litigation and can handle intellectual property contracting, licensing, due dilligence. The firm regularly advises Brainport Development, Verum Software Tools, Smart Photonics. Practice head Ernst-Jan  Louwers is an experienced IP lawyer and focuses on a range of sectors including plant breeders, manufacturing and technology.

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Key clients

Driscoll’s of Europe B.V. and Driscoll’s Inc.

Springer Nature

CTOUCH Europe B.V.

Brainport Development

Verum Software Tools B.V.

Smart Photonics B.V.

Fysicon B.V.

Barbas Bellfires

Sorama B.V.

CycloMedia Technology

The firm: Ernst-Jan Louwers took the initiative in 2006 for establishing the niche firm Louwers IP|Technology Advocaten. The senior lawyers in the firm previously worked in large law firms.

Louwers IP|Technology Advocaten is a modern, no-nonsense niche firm in the field of IT/internet, privacy, intellectual property and innovation, especially at the intersection of law and technology. The firm is established in the design and technology region Brainport Eindhoven and the equally innovative region of The Hague.

Areas of practice: As fully qualified lawyers admitted to the Dutch Bar the firm represents clients’ interests in litigation, contracts, ad hoc or strategic advice, due diligence and more structural support like legal management, contract, IP and data protection management.

The firm assists market participants and (semi) government in the timely recognition and interpretation of developments in the field of IT, internet, IP, innovation and technology and proper control of their position and interests.

IP and innovation: The firm’s IP practice includes advice and disputes on trademarks, copyright, counterfeit products, plagiarism, database rights, patents, plant breeders’ rights, design rights, trade names, domain names, drafting licensing agreements and franchising. Read more on the firm’s website on intellectual property and innovation.

IT and IT outsourcing: The firm covers a broad range of IT related issues, such as contracting, negotiations, drafting, transfers, IT disputes, software protection, open source software, IT procurement, cloud sourcing and outsourcing of complicated IT projects. Read more on the firm’s website on IT and IT outsourcing.

Internet and eCommerce: The firm services clients on all internet and e-commerce related legal issues, including general terms and conditions, web design agreements, privacy policies, cookies, apps, copyrights and database rights, e-commerce consumer law and other aspects of internet law. Read more on the firm’s website on internet and e-commerce law.

Privacy and security: Louwers IP|Technology Advocaten is strong in data privacy and processing of personal data, in particular in the light of the new EU rules under the GDPR. The firm has particular experience with handling data leakages for clients from a legal perspective and data privacy related litigation. Read more on the firm’s website on privacy.

Commercial contracts: For more general commercial contracts you may trust on the knowledge and experience of the lawyers at Louwers IP|Technology Advocaten. Among others this includes innovation contracts, distribution agreements, agency, R&D and consortium agreements. Furthermore, clients can rely on the firm’s expertise and experience with commercial contracts such as agency and distribution agreements, and disputes about these subjects. These issues are often closely intertwined with the other areas of law covered by Louwers IP|Technology Advocaten.

Department Name Email Telephone
Intellectual property and innovation Ernst-Jan Louwers 0031 40 2393 203
Intellectual property and innovation Evelyn Peerboom-Gerrits 0031 40 2393 202
Intellectual property and innovation Eva van Groezen 0031 40 2393 206
Intellectual property and innovation Lisa Molenaars 0031 6 2156 4116
Intellectual property and innovation Frank Rutgers 0031 40 2393 204
Intellectual property and innovation Esmée Fonville 0031 6 8344 0502
IT and IT outsourcing Huub de Jong 0031 70 2400 836
IT and IT outsourcing Tom de Wit 0031 40 2393 209
IT and IT outsourcing Evelyn Peerboom-Gerrits 0031 40 2393 202
IT and IT outsourcing Annemarie Bolscher 0031 40 2393 208
IT and IT outsourcing Eva van Groezen 0031 40 2393 206
IT and IT outsourcing Lisa Molenaars 0031 6 2156 4116
IT and IT outsourcing Esmée Fonville 0031 6 8344 0502
Privacy and security Huub de Jong 0031 70 2400 836
Privacy and security Tom de Wit 0031 40 2393 209
Privacy and security Evelyn Peerboom-Gerrits 0031 40 2393 202
Privacy and security Lisa Molenaars 0031 6 2156 4116
Privacy and security Esmée Fonville 0031 6 8344 0502
Internet and e-commerce Ernst-Jan Louwers 0031 40 2393 203
Internet and e-commerce Huub de Jong 0031 70 2400 836
Internet and e-commerce Annemarie Bolscher 0031 40 2393 208
Internet and e-commerce Eva van Groezen 0031 40 2393 206
Commercial contracts Ernst-Jan Louwers 0031 40 2393 203
Commercial contracts Annemarie Bolscher 0031 40 2393 208
Photo Name Position Profile
Mrs Annemarie Bolscher  photo Mrs Annemarie Bolscher Attorney-at-law
Mr Ernst-Jan Louwers photo Mr Ernst-Jan Louwers Founding partner / Attorney-at-law
Mrs Evelyn Peerboom-Gerrits  photo Mrs Evelyn Peerboom-Gerrits Attorney-at-law
Mr Frank Rutgers  photo Mr Frank Rutgers Attorney-at-law
Mr Tom de Wit  photo Mr Tom de Wit Partner / Attorney-at-law
Mrs Eva van Groezen  photo Mrs Eva van Groezen Attorney-at-law
Number of lawyers : 10
at this office : 7
Association of European Trade Mark Owners (MARQUES)
BMM (The Benelux Association of Trademark and Design Law)
ECTA (European Communities Trade Mark Association)
INTA - International Trademark Association
ITechLaw Association
Other offices : The Hague