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JOSEPH STEVENSSTRAAT, 7 RUE JOSEPH STEVENS, B-1000 BRUSSELS, BELGIUM
Tel:
Work +32 2 893 20 95
Fax:
Fax +32 2 893 22 98
Email:
Web:
www.timelex.eu

Belgium

Intellectual property
Intellectual property - ranked: tier 2

time.lex

Quick and efficient’ IP boutique time.lex handles trade marks, patents and copyright. The firm recently advised the Belgian branch of Holcim on the transfer of trade mark rights. Geert Somers and newly promoted partner Frederic Debusseré are recommended.

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Belgium: EU regulatory

Information technology
EU regulatory: information technology - ranked: tier 1

time.lex

time.lex draws work from public and private sector entities; it has been instructed by the EC to draft a model code of conduct for the European cloud computing industry. It is also advising Deloitte Risk Services on security aspects of the monitoring of its IT network in several EU states. Geert Somers is ‘very responsive and solution-oriented’, while Hans Graux and Edwin Jacobs are other key names. Frederic Debusseré made partner in 2015.

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Privacy and data protection
EU regulatory: privacy and data protection - ranked: tier 1

time.lex

time.lex’s Frederic Debusseré and Jos Dumortier have been representing the Belgian Privacy Commission in high-profile proceedings against Facebook. Elsewhere, the group has attracted work from the European Commission, and recently assisted with managing its Open Data Portal. Geert Somers, Hans Graux and Edwin Jacobs are other names to note.

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Belgium: Industry focus

IT and telecoms
Industry focus: IT and telecoms - ranked: tier 2

time.lex

The team at time.lex has ‘excellent knowledge of payments identity, privacy and data protection law’, and is ‘an efficient partner with high success rates’. The firm gained several new clients in the fintech sector, where it continued to advise the Flemish government and the European Commission. Geert Somers, Hans Graux, Jos Dumortier and Edwin Jacobs are recommended. Frederic Debusseré was promoted to partner.

Leading individuals

Jos Dumortier - time.lex

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Media and entertainment
Industry focus: media and entertainment - ranked: tier 2

time.lex

time.lex delivers ‘outstanding performance’ in the media sector, most notably advising clients in television and radio broadcasting, as well as publishers and players in the digital industries. The firm advised government organisation CultuurNet Vlaanderen on drafting a contract with software development companies. Geert Somers and newly promoted partner Frederic Debusseré are the main contacts.

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