Willeke Kemkers > Greenberg Traurig LLP > Amsterdam, Netherlands > Lawyer Profile

Greenberg Traurig LLP

Work Department

IP - Litigation




Willeke Kemkers is an associate in the IP / Tech department of Greenberg Traurig’s Amsterdam office. She focuses on a broad range of intellectual property issues, including proceedings, drafting of (commercial) contracts and providing advice regarding transactions (mergers and acquisitions). Willeke also has deep knowledge of EU e-commerce regulations and regularly counsels clients with respect to the interpretation and application of the relevant laws.

Furthermore, Willeke counsels clients on a wide range of privacy issues such as data processing agreements, cross-border transfers of data, privacy policies and data breaches. With respect to the coming into force of the GDPR, Willeke prepared clients from many different industries (transport, medical, legal) to be GDPR compliant.

Willeke also has experience with drafting and reviewing IT contracts including hosting (cloud), outsourcing (SaaS, Iaas and Paas) and IT development contracts.

Intellectual property
Data protection and privacy
Commercial contracts
EU e-commerce regulation
IT (hosting, outsourcing, and development)

Intellectual Property Litigation
Intellectual Property & Technology
Data, Privacy & Cybersecurity
Copyright Registration & Licensing
Trademark & Brand Management
Technology, Media & Telecommunications

Admission to Practice
The Netherlands


Dutch, Native
English, Fluent
Spanish, Fluent
Portuguese, Conversational


  • Professional Training, Dutch Bar Association, 2017
  • Law Firm School, 2016
  • Master of Laws, Intellectual Property Law and Information Law, University of Amsterdam, 2013
  • Exchange Student, Hong Kong University, 2012-2013
  • Bachelor of Laws, University of Amsterdam, 2011
  • B.A., European Studies, University of Amsterdam, 2011

Lawyer Rankings

Netherlands > Industry focus: Media and entertainment

(Rising stars)

Willeke KemkersGreenberg Traurig LLP

Greenberg Traurig LLP is highly regarded for domestic and cross-border disputes relating to trade mark and copyright. Key clients include US companies, world famous DJs, pop groups and artists. Head of practice Radboud Ribbert handles IP and entertainment law matters, and has noted experience of cross-border IP litigation. Willeke Kemkers provides additional support at associate level.

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

A strength of the Amsterdam team at Greenberg Traurig LLP is its ability to work with its colleagues in the USA and elsewhere in its global network of offices on cross-jurisdictional matters. Radboud Ribbert is noted for being able to ‘bring skills together and create a strong team.’ His international practice spans IP litigation and all aspects of entertainment, media, and telecoms law. The team assists clients with the protection of trade marks and designs, manages European trade mark and other IP portfolios, and attracts clients ranging from well-known names in the entertainment businesses to large corporates. Willeke Kemkers is also noted for her blend of IP and media law experience.