Annemarie Beunen read Dutch Law (specializing in copyright) and Art History at the Radboud University in Nijmegen. In 2007 she finished her PhD thesis at Leiden University on the sui generis protection for database producers in the European Database Directive.
Besides her position as Assistant Professor in Leiden, she is also the copyright lawyer of the National Library of the Netherlands. She is a member of the editorial board of the Dutch copyright journal AMI (Tijdschrift voor Auteurs-, Media- & Informatierecht).
- Brussels Memorandum of Understanding inzake digitalisering en online beschikbaarstelling van out-of-commerce boeken en tijdschriften (2011)
- De Google Book Settlement nader beschouwd en bekeken vanuit bibliotheken (2010)
- PhD thesis: Protection for databases - The European Database Directive and its effects in the Netherlands, France and the United Kingdom (2007)