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Martha Visser


+31 (0)20 620 22 88
+31 (0)6 17 85 86 50
Dutch, English, Spanish

Working areas

Art Law, Intellectual property rights, Commercial contracts

About Martha Visser

Attorney since 2015 and specialised in art law (with a focus on looted art, loans, performing arts and illegal import and export of cultural goods) and intellectual property. In addition, she advises companies on, among other things, general terms and conditions, contracts and privacy matters.  

Areas of focus

Restitution of cultural goods

Intellectual property law

General law of obligations


Bergh Stoop & Sanders (2014 – today)


S.K. Martens Academy ‘Intellectual property and procedural law in commercial practice’ (2021)

Summer School on Heritage Destruction, Human Rights and International Law (2018) 

University of Amsterdam (2012 – 2014)

Universidad de Salamanca (2011)

Maastricht University (2007 – 2012)

Personal/ additional functions

Member of the Arts and Culture Law Association (VKCR)

Member of the Supervisory Board Flamenco Biënnale

Chairman, Dutch Portrait Society 

Register of jurisdictions

Martha Visser has registered the field Intellectual Property in the Register of Legal Practice Areas of the Netherlands Bar Association. This registration obliges her to obtain ten training points in this registered field of law every calendar year, in accordance with the standards of the Dutch Bar Association.


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)