Current Major Projects
Sole Arbitrator in two international commercial arbitrations (CEPANI - Brussels).
Advisor to the Belgian Government on the Efforts to promote Alternative Dispute Resolution to resolve Intellectual Property Disputes
Sole Arbitrator in an international commercial arbitration (ICDR (AAA) - New York).
Counsel in an Independent Review Process against ICANN (ICDR (AAA - New York).
Counsel in an international commercial arbitration (ICC - Paris).
Counsel in an investor-state arbitration (ICSID - Washington).
Counsel in an investor-state arbitration (SCC - Stockholm).
Counsel in an international arbitration on anti-competitive behaviour (ICDR (AAA) - New York).
Advisor to clients on international arbitration proceedings against ICANN on the delegation of Internet extensions (ICDR (AAA) - New York).
Represent Belgian distributor in a cross-border competition and exclusive distributor dispute.
IP, IT, Media, ...
Counsel to an international Franchisor in a trademark infringement and illegal commercial practices litigation (Courts).
Counsel to Diplad and Avocats.be in Dispute Resolution, IT and IP matters.
Diplad is the preferred IT partner of the Flemish Law Society. It is responsible for the development, follow-up and improvement of the IT services offered by the Flemish Law Society to its lawyers.
Avocats.be is the French-speaking Law Society.
Both Diplad and Avocats.be develop the Digital Platform for Attorney’s (DPA). This DPA is a common platform for all lawyers who are a member of a Belgian Bar.
Represent Dutch cheese producer in a trademark litigation (Courts).
Advise engineering company on the use of know how and patent protected methods in energy projects.
Advise engineering companies involved in a joint venture on the protection of know how and patentable products and methods in energy projects.
Advise French beverages producer on brand protection issues and advertising projects.
Provide prosecution, advice and litigation services to a world-wide active real estate agent regarding its global trademark portfolio (Courts, EUIPO, WIPO).
Trademark, Domain Name and Social Media enforcement work for a Swedish internationally active furniture manufacturer (Courts, WIPO).
Trademark infringement litigation and anti-counterfeiting actions for an Austrian luxury products manufacturer (Courts).
Advise a big four accounting firm on a transaction on software development.
Advise a Japanese enterprise on an Enterprise Resource Planning implementation and licensing contract.