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Auke van Hoek


+31 (0) 20 620 22 88
Dutch, English

Working areas

Art Law, Intellectual property rights

About Auke van Hoek

Graduated in civil law from Leiden University in 2017. Specialised in the field of intellectual property law, among others with a thesis on ‘The personality right of the architect’. For this, an honourable mention was made at the AIPPI (NL) symposium 2018. Attended a semester at Queen Mary University London in 2016 and did internships at various intellectual property law practices during his studies. In addition, he has conducted moot court training for the Moot Court profession.

Areas of focus

Restitution of looted art

Intellectual property law

Property law

Protection of cultural goods (Heritage Act)


Bergh Stoop & Sanders (2018 – present)


Board member Van Loon 100 Committee – Museum Van Loon in Amsterdam

Member of the Association for Intellectual Property (AIPPI) 

Grotius Summer School on Cultural Objects, Human Rights and International Law (2019)

Leiden University (2011 – 2017)

Queen Mary University, London (2016)

Personal/ additional functions

Member of the International Association for the Protection of Intellectual Property (AIPPI)

Member Young Stedelijk Amsterdam

Member of the Arts and Culture Law Association (VKCR)

Drawing, reading and running

Register of jurisdictions

Auke has registered the legal area Intellectual property law/civil law in the Register of Legal Areas of the Dutch Bar Association. This registration obliges him to obtain ten training points per calendar year in this registered area of law, according to the standards of the Dutch Bar Association.

Meet the colleagues of Auke van Hoek


The Mobile Company gets acquired by Apadmi

Caspar Scholten

Crimean treasures awarded to Ukraine

Ukraine vs. four Crimea museums and the Allard Pierson Museum

Caspar Scholten has written another annotation for JOR (november 2016)