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Alvin Khodabaks

Alvin Khodabaks


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Alvin Khodabaks

Alvin Khodabaks is a Partner in our Amsterdam office, where he heads up our Intellectual Property (IP) and Technology, Media and Telecommunications (TMT) practice group.

Alvin is also a key member of Clifford Chance’s global TMT and Consumer Goods & Retail sector focus groups.

Having joined the firm in 1999, Alvin has well over a decade’s experience of IP and technology-related commercial contracting and litigation. In recent years, he has focused in particular on cloud and outsourcing projects, acting for both vendors and customers in a variety of sectors.  

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Career and qualifications

  • University of Amsterdam (Law) 1999
  • Admitted as an advocaat in Netherlands 1999
  • Joined Clifford Chance 1999
  • Secondment to New York 2005 – 2006
  • Partner since 2010

Professional bodies

  • Dutch Copyright Association (ALAI)
  • Dutch Association for Media and Communication Law (VMC)
  • International Computer Law Association (iTechLaw)
  • Dutch Internet Society (ISOC)
  • Dutch Association for Information Technology and Law (NVvIR)
  • Member of the supervisory board of e-court (online dispute resolution)
  • Mentor at the Founder Institute

Awards and citations

  • Alvin Khodabaks displays "in-depth knowledge of Benelux IP laws".
    Legal 500 2011