J.J. (Joël) Van der Goen, LL.M, born in Amsterdam in 1973, studied Dutch law at the Universiteit van Amsterdam, in the subjects of media and information law, copyright law and legal knowledge systems; graduation thesis: ‘Open Source Licensing’; doctoraal examination in 2003, has been with Van der Goen advocaten since 1999; co-founder and member of the board/shareholder of Emazing B.V. (web design and web-based software), Utrecht.