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Rogier de Vrey

Advocaat | Head of IP

Atrium - Parnassusweg 737
1077 DG Amsterdam
PO Box 94700
1090 GS Amsterdam
Languages English, Dutch

Head of IP Rogier de Vrey has extensive experience in advising on all aspects of intellectual property and media & advertising matters.  ​

Rogier did his PhD on unfair competition and advertising law. During his PhD, Rogier worked at several renowned institutions, including the European Commission and the Max Planck Institute in Munich. ​

In his practice, Rogier has a particular focus on international intellectual property law matters, both transactions and litigation. He advises in the areas of parallel trade, anti-counterfeiting, ambush marketing, sponsorship and licensing, ticketing regulation, exploitation and enforcement of (digital) media rights, advertising and IP infringement.​

Rogier is associate professor at Utrecht University and member of the Editorial Board of the renowned Intellectual Property and Advertising Law Magazine (IER). He is author of several publications in the field of IP/TMC, e.g. coauthor of the leading handbook on Enforcement of IP rights.

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Rogier de Vrey is recommended.

The Legal 500 EMEA, 2020

Partner Rogier de Vrey is easily approachable to the client and strong in communication. He is straightforward and paints a clear picture of expectations.

The Legal 500 EMEA, 2020

"Department head Rogier de Vrey assists clients with transactional and contentious matters in relation to all types of IP assets; he also has expertise in breeder’s rights and crop protection issues."

The Legal 500, 2019


  • Dutch Law (Economics of Public, Company and Private Law), Utrecht University
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  • Lecturer at University of Leiden/post graduate education (trademark and design law)
  • Lecturer at University of Utrecht / post graduate education (IP enforcement)
  • Lecturer at University of Amsterdam/VSO (IP in marketing)
  • Lecturer Utrecht University / Center for Intellectual Property Law (CIER) (Researcher and Lecturer on Communications and Media Law)
  • Lecturer University of Leiden / Post Academic Education (Trademark and Design Law)
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