Marieke specializes in information law, in particular privacy and data protection law, media and communications law and intellectual property law. She advises on copyright and trademark cases, on wrongful press publications, and she assists a number of claim organizations in mass tort class actions against large tech companies.
Marieke is an involved and driven lawyer who does not shy away from complex legal issues. She is able to quickly get to the heart of the matter and takes a goal-oriented approach. She is a reliable lawyer who goes the extra mile. Because of her open attitude and curiosity, she enjoys expanding her knowledge and experience to other areas of law.
Marieke was educated at the University of Groningen, where she completed both bachelor’s and master’s degrees in IT law. During her studies, her interest in intellectual property law grew, in the context of which she took several additional master classes in copyright law, trademark and design law and patent law.
Marieke wrote her master’s thesis on the possible copyright protection of American works of applied art in the Netherlands, for which she researched complex issues of international copyright law. In addition to her studies, she has been actively involved with the Law Faculty, teaching the working lectures for the course Introduction to IT Law as a student assistant.
She also spent a semester studying at Queen’s University in Kingston, Canada during her studies. There she took the courses Family Law, Evidence and Securities Regulations.