Martin Senftleben

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Martin Senftleben focuses on the reconciliation of intellectual property rights with competing interests of a social, cultural or economic nature. Current research topics concern flexible fair use copyright limitations, trademark law and the preservation of the public domain, the international debate on the seizure of counterfeit goods in transit, the EU copyright reform and the liability of online platforms for infringement. Martin Senftleben is a member of the State Commission advising the Dutch Ministry of Justice on copyright issues, the Executive Committee of the Association littéraire et artistique internationale (ALAI) and the International Association for the Advancement of Teaching and Research in Intellectual Property Law (ATRIP). As a guest lecturer, he provides courses at the Centre for International Intellectual Property Studies (CEIPI), Strasbourg, the EBS University of Business and Law, Wiesbaden, the HANKEN School of Economics, Helsinki, the Munich Intellectual Property Law Center (MIPLC) and the University of Catania.

Ancillary activities

  • Bijblad bij de Industriële Eigendom | Amsterdam | redactielid | 2013-12-02 - present
  • Bird & Bird | Den Haag | Senior Consultant | 2013-12-02 - present
  • Tijdschrift voor AMI | Amsterdam | Redactievoorzitter | 2013-12-02 - present
  • Trademark Law Institute (TLI) | Amsterdam | Bestuurder | 2013-12-02 - present

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trade law Social Sciences
EFTA Social Sciences
parenting style Social Sciences
trademark Social Sciences
intellectual property Social Sciences
clothing Social Sciences
The New Right Social Sciences
trade regulations Social Sciences

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Research Output 2007 2018

The Recommendation on Measures to Safeguard Fundamental Rights and the Open Internet in the Framework of the EU Copyright Reform

Senftleben, M. R. F., Angelopoulos, C., Frosio, G., Moscon, V., Peguera, M. & Rognstad, O-A., Mar 2018, In : European Intellectual Property Review. 40, 3, p. 149-163 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to JournalArticleAcademic


Copyright, Creators and Society’s Need for Autonomous Art – The Blessing and Curse of Monetary Incentives

Senftleben, M. R. F., 2017, What if We Could Reimagine Copyright?. Giblin, R. & Weatherall, K. (eds.). Canberra, Australia: ANU Press, p. 25-72 48 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book / Report / Conference proceedingChapterAcademicpeer-review

Open Access

European Trade Mark Law – A Commentary

Kur, A. & Senftleben, M. R. F., 2017, Oxford: Oxford University Press. 864 p.

Research output: Book / ReportBookAcademicpeer-review

Activities 2008 2018

The European Value Gap Debate

Martin Senftleben (Speaker)
30 Apr 2018

Activity: Lecture / PresentationProfessional


The Impact of the Proposed New EU Copyright Legislation

M.R.F. Senftleben (Speaker)
14 Jan 2017

Activity: Lecture / PresentationAcademic