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Visser Schaap & Kreijger is an independent boutique firm in Amsterdam specialised in IP, media and competition. The partners’ experience spans over 20 years during which they have built a loyal client following. The firm has great expertise of the current

developments and issues in the publishing business, collecting societies and copyright contract law and it knows the ins and outs of the media world.

Visser Schaap & Kreijger is also active in the music business and represents important labels in contractual and IP matters. And the firm advises in cases of copyright and design infringements.

The practice is known for combining in-depth knowledge of the law with real practical advice whilst not forgetting the business aspects of a legal case. Clients get succinct, to the point and unequivocal advice, with a real go/no go conclusion. It is also known for its great litigation skills.

Main Areas of Practice

Media Law, copyright, freedom of speech and defamation, designs, trademarks, advertising, data protection, competition law and commercial contracts in IP and media issues.

The firm advises inter alia brand owners, TV and filmproducers, broadcasters, publishers, fashion industry, retailers and collecting societies.

Key Clients

Stichting Brein and MPA, Talpa Network, Endemol Shine, Heineken, Universal Music, DPG Media, Mediahuis, Singel Publishers, Videma and Sena.


Visser Schaap & Kreijger

Firm Overview

Work Highlights

■  Proceedings against Facebook regarding misleading bitcoin ads using the image of a well known Dutch media personality

■  Proceedings regarding fair compensation for journalists and other copyright contract issues

■  Proceedings against the leader of a political party to ban tweets in which COVID-measures were compared with the Holocaust

■  Proceedings against a juice channel spreading false information and infringing copyrights

■  Several proceedings to prevent a broadcast or publishing prohibition

■  Proceedings for a famous writer about a highly one-sided and unfair contract to participate in a film

■  Proceedings against illegal bit torrent websites.  


■ Dirk Visser

■ Jacqueline Schaap

■ Paul Kreijger

■ Patty de Leeuwe

■ Jasper Klopper

■ Bram Bogaerts


Visser Schaap & Kreijger

Concertgebouwplein 19


Intellectual Property | Media | Competition

T: 00 31 20 7238900

Contact: Jacqueline Schaap


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