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Christiaan A. Alberdingk Thijm

SOLV Advocaten
Amsterdam

Christiaan A. Alberdingk Thijm is a partner at the acclaimed technology law firm SOLV Advocaten in Amsterdam, The Netherlands. Mr Alberdingk Thijm is internationally recognized as a specialist in the field of copyright law and the liability of online intermediaries. His major cases include the landmark victory on behalf of Kazaa, the peer-to-peer filesharing company, against collecting rights organization Buma/Stemra. Mr Alberdingk Thijm represents technology companies, internet service providers, auction sites and search engine providers. In 2004 his legal textbook New Information Law. New Rules for the Internet was published. The book discusses, inter alia, the liability of peer-to-peer technology companies and online intermediaries.

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