Rik Nierop

IP & Advertising


Rik Nierop is an attorney-at-law in the Information Law team of De Roos, specialised in intellectual property.

Rik advises on the protection of creative achievements (source code, design, etc.), particularly in the online revenue models field. In addition, Rik has extensive experience of commercial contracts, IP structuring, IT development, and due diligence processes.
Rik had formerly been a part of the Corporate Law team where he participated in a variety of investment operations (seed rounds, IPO, restructuring), which allows him to easily handle files on investments and funding.

In his spare time, Rik produces music and has several official releases to his name.

Examples of Rik’s recent work:

  • Advising on and implementing IP structuring, drawing up intercompany license structures
  • Advising on or taking action against infringements of copyrights, trademarks and related rights
  • Drafting, reviewing and negotiating (license) agreements, SaaS documentation, SLA’s, IT contracts and software development contracts
  • Strategic advice on online derivatives trading in music rights
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