Member of the Council for Intellectual Property, Advisory Board to the Minister of Economy (nomination by decree of December 2005)
Member of the Brussels bar since 1983
Specialized in copyright, legal protection of databases, technology transfer
Acknowledged Third-Part Decider for domain name “.be” disputes (CEPANI).
In his capacity of counsel: arbitration procedures under the American Arbitration Association-rules (www.adr.org) in patents and technology related disputes.
KUleuven, Law, 1983
Co-author, with F.de Visscher, of a standard book on copyright, “Précis du droit d’auteur et des copyright, “Précis du droit d’auteur et des
Author of a book on Databases, « Droit des bases de données », Brussels, Kluwer, 2005
Co-author of a book on the basics of innovation management and IP-licensing, “Guide pratique de la propriété industrielle” (with the support of the Minister of Economy of the Brussels-Capital Region, 2004)
Co-author of a book on E-commerce, “E-commerce Law in Europe and the USA”, Springer, Heidelberg-New York, 2001