Problems with a domain name? |
Dutch law office Van Eeckhoutte has years of experience in handling legal matters concerning domain names. A common case is when a domain name is registered that is similar to another domain name. After an examination Van Eeckhoutte can determine what your changes are, and brief you on a number of options, such as sending a cease & desist letter followed by a lawsuit or arbitration in case of non- compliance. Read more...
Problems with a registered trademark? |
Generally trademark owners have an interest in maintaining their trademark; After all, they want to ensure that nobody takes unfair advantage of the distinctive character or the repute of their brand. However, the rights of trademark owners are not unlimited. Laws and regulations as well as jurisprudence contain a number of specifications, which somewhat delimit the power of trademark owners. Read more...
Problems with a trade name? |
Conflicts over trade names are common; logical, because trade names that resemble each other too much (can) cause confusion among suppliers and consumers. Hence, entrepreneurs attach great importance to the maintenance of their trade name, especially in the trade areas in which they operate. Van Eeckhoutte has successfully conducted several high-profile cases in this field. Read more...
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Clients of this law office know what they are up to, financially. Not only the invoices provide insight, all the costs and tariffs are made transparant. The costs consist mainly of the following items: hourly rate attorney, bailiff and others, office costs, VAT, extracts of offical documents and court fees. Read more...
A selection of cases that this office has handled: An Infosystems GmbH had registered a domain name that really resembled that of its competitor Ekirana. In addition, the former was engaged in other anti-competitive practices. The defendant was convicted by the court to stop the violations and was to pay the entire litigation costs. More cases...
Articles & blogs... |
Van Eeckhoutte has published dozens of articles, opinions and blogs and was interviewed on several occassions. He is a member of several IT/IP professional societies. In addition, he is a founder and editor in chief of the Dutch law dictionary which offers translations in English, and guest lecturer at the University of Utrecht. Read our articles (in Dutch)....
Van Eeckhoutte law office
6866 CE Heelsum (NL)
phone: +31 85 877 27 97
mobile: +31 647074075
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|Van Eeckhoutte Law Office has extensive experience in Corporate law, IT/internet law and intellectual property law. The office advises, negotiates and litigates for IT and software companies, telecom industry, film producers and publishers. The office has up-to-date knowledge of law, regulations, case law and literature. It has its office in The Netherlands and correspondent law offices worldwide, and services its clients in the Netherlands and abroad.
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The Dutch limited Advocatenkantoor Van Eeckhoutte BV, with its trade name Van Eeckhoutte ICT/IP Law Office, is located in Heelsum, The Netherlands, and registered at the Chamber of Commerce under no. 32107710. All services are provided under the rule of the office's General Terms among which a limited liability clause is set. Google Search us on Google+