Lars Bakers

Lars Bakers began practising as a lawyer in 1999. His early career began with Stibbe. In 2009, together with Saar van Waegeningh, he established the law firm of BINGH Advocaten. Lars conducts a broad litigation and consulting practice, specialising in intellectual property law, information technology law and corporate litigation. He also has extensive experience in the area of (international) contract law, liability and  credit insurance. Lars represents a broad range of clients. They include companies conducting business nationally and internationally, as well as various cultural institutions.

Areas of expertise

  • Advice and litigation in safeguarding rights and intellectual property
  • ICT and privacy contracts
  • Trade and business related law disputes
  • Shareholder disputes
  • (International) contract law and contractual disputes

Degree programmes

  • 1999: Leiden University, Law;
  • 1999: Leiden University, International Relations;

Other activities and Memberships

  • Supervisory Board (Chairman), Stichting Balls (ISH Dance Collective), Amsterdam;
  • Supervisory Board (member), Rien Poortvliet Museum, Tiengemeten;
  • Legislation Committee (member) of the Benelux Association for Trademark and Designlaw
  • Member of the Attorneys of Association for Intellectual Property Litigators (VIEPA);
  • Member of the Corporate Litigation Association
  • Member of the Benelux Association for Trademark and Design Law (BMM)
  • Member of the Copyright Law Association (VvA)
  • Member of the Media & Communication Law Association (VMC)
  • Member of the Sport and Law Association (VSR)
  • Member of the Agricultural Law  Association (VAR)

Languages

  • Dutch
  • English
  • German
  • Danish

Endorsements

Lars comes recommended by the Legal 500 and the World Trademark Review 1000:

“ The ‘clever, driven, creative and strategic’ Lars Bakers leads the team at Bingh Advocaten, which frequently handles trade mark, copyrights and design rights cases.” (Legal 500, 2018)

A co-founder of Bingh Advocaten, Lars Bakers is a slick litigator who has tasted success before the highest courts.” (World Trademark Review 1000, 2018)

“Founding partner Lars Bakers is appreciated for his ‘proactive and client-focused approach’ and for being able to ‘take a helicopter view of a case.’ (Legal 500, 2019)

“Lars Bakers is a hard but fair fighter at BINGH Advocaten.” (World Trademark Review 1000, 2019)

Blogs and publications by Lars Bakers