Alexander De Bleeckere

Alexander De Bleeckere

Intellectual Property

Dutch, English and French

Admitted to the Brussels Bar: 2010

Alexander focuses on intellectual property matters, with a particular specialisation in copyright and related rights and all aspects of media and entertainment law.

Alexander has a Master of Laws degree from the Universiteit Gent and was enrolled in the Master course in Intellectual Property Rights from the Hoge School - Universiteit Brussel.

Alexander is a member of the Belgian Copyright Association, as part of the International Literary and Artistic Association (‘ALAI’), and of the International Association of Entertainment Lawyers (‘IAEL’).

Selection of publications

"3D-printing onder het Belgisch intelectueel eigendomsrecht", Computerrecht 5/2017 (Wolters Kluwer), October 2017

"Applied Arts under IP law: the Uncertain Border between Beauty and Usefulness", National report for Belgium on behalf of the Belgian Copyright Association (BVA – ABA) for the ALAI international congress on 15 and 16 September 2016 in Rome

"De vermetele verrijzenis van de vrije meningsuiting", De Tijd, 10 January 2015.

"Parody versus moral integrity right: ECJ to the rescue?",ILO Newsletter: Intellectual Property, 27 October 2014.

"Court rules on criminal liability for embedding copyrighted video", ILO Newsletter: Intellectual Property, 22 July 2013.

"Cookery and rights protection: a recipe for disaster?", ILO Newsletter: Intellectual Property, 21 February 2011. (with P. Maeyaert).

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