Radboud Ribbert > Greenberg Traurig LLP > Amsterdam, Netherlands > Lawyer Profile

Greenberg Traurig LLP
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Intellectual Property- Litigation




Radboud Ribbert focuses his practice on the area of intellectual property law and entertainment law. He concentrates on copyright law, patent law and trademark law, and is a well-known litigator in these fields. Furthermore, Radboud represents well-known lyricists, rock bands and DJs in the Netherlands, as well as large companies, particularly in intellectual property matters. His practice also has an international focus, and he is frequently involved in international entertainment contracts.

Copyright law
Trademark law
Neighboring rights law
Media law
Telecommunication law

Intellectual Property Litigation
Entertainment & Media
Trademark & Brand Management

Admission to Practice


Dutch, Native
English, Fluent
German, Fluent


  • Member, Netherlands Bar Association


  • LL.M., University of Groningen, Faculty of Law, 1989

Lawyer Rankings

Netherlands > Industry focus: Media and entertainment

Greenberg Traurig LLP‘s ‘very responsive, smart and commercial‘ team has considerable experience in assisting a number of internationally renowned media personalities with a variety of IP issues, including drafting and negotiating contracts to secure rights over creative works. The practice also handles cross-border disputes related to trade mark and copyright issues. Clients include production studios, and music, rights, and media companies. Practice head Radboud Ribbert ‘is an excellent lawyer, in particular an outstanding litigator and a fast thinker‘ who ‘puts a lot of energy into his work for clients‘.

Netherlands > Dispute resolution: Commercial litigation

At Greenberg Traurig LLP, the team has experience of assisting clients in proceedings involving the Dutch state, as well as representing US businesses in international intellectual property and tort cases against Chinese manufacturers and Dutch distributors. Practice head Allard Huizing acts for clients from a wide range of sectors, including finance, consumer products, real estate, engineering, and construction. Also noted is Radboud Ribbert, who leads a team that is representing SPI in international litigation regarding the vodka trade marks Moskovskaya and Stolichnaya.

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

Greenberg Traurig LLP regularly handles domestic and cross-border disputes related to patents, trade marks and copyright issues. The firm has strong expertise in the media and entertainment sectors. Key clients include Stichting Nederlandse Top 40, Dylan Haegens, and Jennifer Lopez. Practice head Radboud Ribbert is ‘dedicated‘ and ‘highly experienced in complex patent litigation‘. Willeke Kemkers  is also noted and is calm, pragmatic and a pleasure to work with‘. Ribbert, with Kemkers advising alongside, is representing Dutch Top 40 in preliminary relief proceedings against Radio 538.