Pieter's practice focuses on intellectual property, information technology, data protection, distribution and market practices.
He assists and represents clients in all fields of intellectual property (trade marks, patents, designs, copyright, etc.). Furthermore, he has extensive expertise in assisting clients regarding new technologies.
Pieter joined Eubelius in 2004 and has been a Senior Counsel at Eubelius since January 2015.
Pieter holds a degree in law from the University of Leuven (2003) and an Advanced Master in Economic Law from the University of Brussels (ULB, 2004).
From 2008 to 2010, Pieter served as the intellectual property and e-commerce adviser to the Federal Minister for Economy.
He is the author of several publications on intellectual property law. Together with Judge Sam Granata he published "Introduction to the unitary patent and the Unified Patent Court" in 2013, and in 2014 he co-authored the book "Patents in Belgium. A practical guide". Pieter is also one of the authors of the Kluwer Patent Blog.
In addition, Pieter is often invited to speak about intellectual property, and he serves on the Board for Intellectual Property, the Belgian official advisory body in the field of intellectual property. At the European level, Pieter has served on several occasions as an external expert on the Economic & Scientific Advisory Board of the European Patent Office.