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Dr Deurvorst's practice mainly involves litigation on intellectual property rights, for example copyright, trademarks, design rights, trade name law, and domain name rights. She also deals with counterfeit and plagiarism cases.

Dr Deurvorst's dissertation dealt with damages, the payment of a fixed fee, and surrender of profits in cases of infringement of intellectual property rights. She also has extensive experience as regards the calculation of damages and the accounting of profits.

Her work also includes assisting clients to draw up contracts regarding intellectual property (license agreements, film contracts, distributorship agreements) and to take strategic decisions on filing, licensing, acquisition, and enforcement of intellectual property rights.

Dr Deurvorst also has extensive experience as regards unlawful publication, having successfully assisted numerous companies and individuals to prevent or rectify injury to their reputation.