Laura Traest

Laura Traest

Intellectual Property

Dutch, French and English

Admitted to the Brussels Bar: 2017

Laura specialises in intellectual property law, with a particular focus on patents, plant variety rights and trademarks.

Laura obtained a Masters degree in Law at the Universiteit Gent before completing a second Masters in Intellectual Property at the Katholieke Universiteit Leuven.

She studied at the University of Auckland (New Zealand) during an international exchange in 2015.


Selection of publications:

  • “Ambtshalve opwerpen van de hoedanigheid van consument: een nieuw hoofdstuk in de rechtspraak van het Hof van Justitie” (noot onder het arrest Faber, HvJ C-497/13, ECLI:EU:C:2015:537), TBH2016, afl. 4, 356-366
  • K. CLAEYÉ and L. TRAEST, “Anti-tampering devices: fading boundaries of parallel trade?”, ALTIUS blog Life & Health Angle, 25 January 2019
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