Irvette Tempelman is an IT law attorney-at-law who advises and assists IT and other companies in the areas of intellectual property, IT law, privacy law, contract law and procurement law and conducts legal proceedings on their behalf.
Irvette graduated at the University of Amsterdam in Netherlands Law and has specialized in information technology law and industrial property. She joined Cordemeyer & Slager / Advocaten in 2009.
Since 2000 Irvette has been a guest lecturer at Elaw@Leiden, centre for Law in the Information Society of Leiden University. Alongside her legal expertise, Irvette has experience in designing and implementing semi-intelligent education support computer programs for legal education.
Irvette is a member of VvA (Copyright Law Association), NVvIR (Dutch Association for Information Technology and Law) and the Privacy Law Association. She also publishes articles on subjects in her specialist disciplines.
In 2008 she wrote a commentary to the ruling of the Supreme Court in the case of Zonen Endstra/Nieuw Amsterdam et al., which was published in the Maandblad voor Vermogensrecht (7/8). ‘Een werkbare werktoets?’ the author’s own intellectual creation as apparent from the work. In
Trema (9), the Journal for the Judiciary, the article ‘Digitalisering doet bewijskracht documenten de das om?’ was published. The report ‘Bewaarverplichtingen en weggooiverplichtingen van informatie & administratieve lasten voor het MKB’ was also published in 2008.
From 2006 to 2008 Irvette was responsible for the English-language weblog Digital Copyrights Management.
In 2007 Irvette was the co-author of the report ‘Risico’s van substitutie; Inventarisatie van risico’s en handreikingen voor reductie van risico’s in geval van substitutie bij het Ministerie van Binnenlandse Zaken en Koninkrijksrelaties’.
In 2006 she published an article in the IT-monitor (7), ‘Interoperabiliteit van DRM-systemen (G)een rol voor de wetgever?’, and in 2004 she published, together with Laurens Mommers, an article on the site Netkwesties, ‘iTunes meets KaZaa: meer muziek voor minder geld uit Rusland’ and an article in the magazine JAVI (6), ‘Een nieuwe gedaagde voor de muziekindustrie’.