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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




  • Successfully represented Chellomedia Programming B.V. in legal proceedings against the collecting rights society Buma/Stemra before the Supreme Court of the Netherlands.°
  • Represented NKP in legal proceedings against collecting rights society Sena.°
  • Representing the SPI Group in a worldwide litigation pertaining to the trademarks Stolichnaya and Moskovskaya.
  • Represented and representing several world famous DJ’s, pop groups and artists.

°The above representations were handled by Mr. Ribbert prior to his joining Greenberg Traurig, LLP.

Recognition & Leadership

  • Listed, The Legal 500 EMEA Guide, 2023
    • Industry Focus: Media and Entertainment
    • Intellectual Property: Trade Marks, Copyright and Design Rights
  • Listed,Chambers Europe
    • Copyright, 2023
    • Intellectual Property: General - Mostly Trade Mark/Copyright, 2022
  • Listed, Chambers Global, Intellectual Property: General - Mostly Trade Mark/Copyright - Netherlands, Band 4, 2021-2024
  • Listed, The Legal 500 Netherlands, 2018-2019 and 2022
    • Intellectual Property: Trademarks, Copyrights, and Design Rights, 2018-2019, 2022-2023
      • Greenberg Traurig, LLP "distinguishes itself through great skill handling complex international IP litigation."
      • "Outstanding litigator and fast thinker" Radboud Ribbert, who heads the team, "always has a pragmatic solution at hand" and offers a blend of IP and entertainment law expertise.
    • Media and Entertainment, 2019
  • Member, Netherlands Bar Association
  • Member, Supervisory Board, NICAM


  • LL.M., University of Groningen, Faculty of Law
  • The Netherlands
  • English, Fluent
  • German, Fluent
  • Dutch, Native