Willeke Kemkers

Willeke Kemkers

Associate

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 of 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 of IT contracts including hosting (cloud), outsourcing (SaaS, Iaas and Paas) and IT development contracts.

Concentrations

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

Capabilities

Experience

  • Representation of several companies (tech, fashion, food industry) in proceedings regarding a wide range of intellectual property rights before Dutch courts of first instance and courts of appeal.
  • Counseling of a well-known e-commerce company on compliance with EU e-commerce regulation.
  • Preparing several EU and U.S. companies from different industries for compliance with GDPR.
  • Drafting and reviewing a wide range of commercial contracts for internationally operating companies.
  • Drafting and reviewing of IT contracts for several Dutch companies.
  • Advising of Dutch real estate companies relating to IP aspects of real estate transactions.

Recognition & Leadership

  • Board Member Justitia, 2015-2016

Credentials

Education
  • 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
Admissions
  • The Netherlands
Languages
  • Dutch, Native
  • English, Fluent
  • Spanish, Fluent
  • Portuguese, Conversational