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JOSEPH STEVENSSTRAAT, 7 RUE JOSEPH STEVENS, 1000 BRUSSELS, BELGIUM
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Work +32 2 893 20 95
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Fax +32 2 893 22 98
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www.timelex.eu

Belgium

Intellectual property
Intellectual property - ranked: tier 2

time.lex

A ‘cutting-edge player in digital media and IP’, time.lex provided trade mark advice to Linux Belgium and conducted an EU-wide legal review for the European Commission regarding the protection of design rights. Geert Somers, Frederic Debusseré and Hans Graux are ‘very bright’.

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Belgium: EU regulatory

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

time.lex

time.lex is ‘at the forefront of new EU legal developments, due to its good Brussels contacts’. Hans Graux assisted the EC with a study looking into the effective implementation of the Universal Service Directive across the EU, while private sector work included Edwin Jacobs advising LIN.K on e-money and e-payments legislation. Jos Dumortier and Frederic Debusseré are other names to note.

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Privacy and data protection
EU regulatory: privacy and data protection - ranked: tier 2

time.lex

time.lex’s Jos Dumortier and Hans Graux assisted the EC with a pan-EU study evaluating the impact of the EU e-Privacy Directive. In the private sector, Frederic Debusseré assisted Nikon with a privacy compliance audit and Geert Somers advised Doosan on a complex international data transfer. Edwin Jacobs is also recommended.

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Belgium: Industry focus

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

time.lex

time.lex is ‘up to speed’ and ‘at the forefront of new EU legal developments’. The team represented the Belgian Privacy Commission as claimant in its court proceedings against Facebook regarding the use of cookies and social plug-ins to track non-users. Canon and SAP are new clients. Jos Dumortier is ‘a thought leader in IT law’ and Edwin Jacobs is ‘a true opinion leader in the fields of fintech and payment services’. Hans Graux, Geert Somers and Frederic Debusseré are also recommended.

Leading individuals

Jos Dumortier - time.lex

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

time.lex

Always a good option’ in the media sector, time.lex mainly advises publishers, television and radio broadcasters, as well as clients in the digital industry. The firm advised Pokémon Company International on Belgian gambling law. Edwin Jacobs, Geert Somers and Frederic Debusseré are recommended.

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