Mireille Buydens is known for her intellectual property law practice, particularly in the field of patents, trademarks and copyright. Besides her advisory activities, she is also considered one of the top Belgian litigators in her practice areas. She practises in French, Dutch, English and German.
She is the author or co-author of several books on IP, including a treatise on patents and know-how protection as well as a book on copyright and the internet. She is a member of the Belgian Council for Industrial Property, the Examination Commission for Patent Attorneys and the Belgian Council for Mandatory Patent Licences.
Mireille graduated in law from the University of Brussels (ULB – 1986) and subsequently obtained a degree in economic law (1987). She also holds a degree in philosophy and two Ph.D.s from the University of Brussels (one in law, in 1992, and the other in philosophy, in 1994). She is a professor at the University of Brussels, where she teaches IP law and information law.
She was admitted to the Brussels Bar in 1992 and to the Paris Bar in 2001. After practising within other large Brussels business law firms, she joined Liedekerke as a partner within the Intellectual Property team in 2007.
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