Intellectual Property
Information Technology
Commercial Contracts
Privacy & Litigation

VAN RAPPARD MINNEBOO Advocaten is a modern, high-end law office with a special focus on intellectual property (IP), information technology (IT), commercial contracts and litigation with the objective to provide high quality legal services to businesses in various industries.


Customer satisfaction is of utmost importance at VAN RAPPARD MINNEBOO. It is our experience that customer satisfaction results from a high quality of services combined with a good relationship with our clients and knowledge of their commercial interests. We therefore believe in a good and direct client contact and are focused on the investing in and the building of durable client relationships. It is our goal to continuously uphold and improve the quality of our services.

We will always take your (commercial) interests as starting point while paying optimal attention to the relevant legal aspects of your case.


VAN RAPPARD MINNEBOO offers custom-made solutions and we try to achieve the best possible result for our clients by providing a case specific approach. Moreover, because we are a small office, we are flexible and can adapt quickly to your situation and circumstances. You will be provided with one responsible partner who will accommodate you with advice and solutions.

Our working method is effective and transparent. This means that we strive to estimate beforehand how much time and costs are involved with a certain assignment.

As a consequence of the fact that we highly value the importance of our relationships with our clients, we always try to be accessible – during business hours as well as outside of these hours.


We offer market-competitive rates and do not charge office fees.


Godert van Rappard


Mobile: +31 (0)6 163 564 63

Godert van Rappard predominantly litigates and advises companies in the area of intellectual property and contracts. more

Roald Minneboo


Mobile: +31 (0)6 813 565 05

Roald Minneboo advises and litigates primarily in the area of information technology, intellectual property and contract law. more


VAN RAPPARD MINNEBOO offers services (inter alia) in the following areas:


Legal advice and assistance in the broadest sense, with regard to:

  • IP strategies
  • Licenses
  • Cloud propositions
  • Commercial contracting
  • Privacy
  • License audits
    (IBM, Microsoft, Adobe, Exact etc.)
  • Failed IT-projects
  • Failed collaborations
  • Breach of contract
  • Seizures
  • Unfair competition
  • Bankruptcy

The protection, use and imitation or infringement of:

  • Software
  • Technique
  • Creativity
  • Trademarks
  • Copyrights
  • Trade names
  • Databases
  • Design
  • Domain names
  • Formats
  • Industrial designs
  • Clothing
  • Logo’s
  • Models
  • Music
  • Patents
  • Websites

The drafting, reviewing and negotiating of contracts, including:

  • Licenses
  • Data processing agreements (including security)
  • Cloud computing contracts (IaaS, Saas, Paas)
  • Privacy policies
  • Terms and conditions
  • Service level agreements
  • Non-disclosure agreements
  • Outsourcing contracts
  • Distribution contracts
  • Escrow agreements
  • Franchise agreements
  • Letters of intent
  • Cooperation agreements
  • Settlement agreements
  • Conditions of sale

Practice Areas

  • Copyright law
  • Trade secrets
  • Protection of design
  • Cloud computing
  • Commercial contract law
  • Database law
  • Format protection
  • Trade name law
  • Intellectual property law
  • Internet law
  • IT law
  • Trademark law
  • Model law
  • Related rights
  • Patent law
  • Company law
  • Unfair competition
  • Tort law
  • Outsourcing
  • Plagiarism
  • Portrait law
  • Privacy law
  • Unfair imitation
  • Software law


Herengracht 282
1016 BX Amsterdam

Telephone: +31 (0)20 521 93 41
Fax: +31 (0)20 716 88 08