Safe and sound advice on information and intellect
Our IT & IP specialists advise on a wide range of sectors including life sciences and biotech, internet-of-things technology, telecom, chemistry, agriculture and food, retail, e-commerce, fashion and design and the entertainment industry. From an international perspective, we have special expertise in multi-jurisdictional dispute resolution and arbitration procedures involving IT & IP issues.
From draft till dispute
By combining our legal expertise and a deep understanding of the business, we provide pragmatic solutions across a broad spectrum of areas from legal assistance in drafting and negotiating contracts to dispute resolution before local courts and in international arbitrations.
Our services include technology transfer, licensing transactions involving all IP rights (patent, plant variety rights, trademark, trade secret), information privacy, pre-litigation IP protection strategy, IT & IP dispute resolution and international arbitration, and trade mark registration in the European community, Hong Kong and China.
We share our knowledge through publications such as Selling Software and Providing IT Services to China Regulations and Practice, Respecting Intellectual Property in China and Technology Transfer Agreements with China.
Buren advises Holland at Home, an international online retail supermarket, on its China investment strategy for their online food retail business in China
Buren advises a Dutch heat exchange equipment producer in arbitration proceedings before the Netherlands Arbitration Institute (NAI) for breach of licensed trade secrets and subsequent patent filings in
Buren advises Maars Living Walls, a world leading high tech partitioning producer, on restructuring its China business and negotiating renewed partnerships in China and IP licensing terms.
Collective action redress mechanisms present a conundrum to governments
On 23 April 2019, the 10th Session of the 13th Standing Committee of the National People’s Congress (NPC) passed the Amendments to the Chinese Trademark
On the 25th of April we were honored and proud to have welcomed a delegation of the Ministry of Justice headed