Bart Van den Brande

Name: Bart Van den Brande

Firm: Sirius Legal

Tel.: +32 2 721 13 00
Fax: +32 2 725 13 01
E-mail: bart@siriuslegal.be
Website: http://siriuslegaladvocaten.be/en/

Languages

   Dutch    French    English    Italian    German    Spanish    Swedish

Profile

Education

GGS Economisch recht (Master in Commercial Law) with distinction. VUB Brussels University,
Pleinlaan 2, 1040 Brussel. 2000-2001.
Graduation paper: Het Groenboek van de Europese Commissie met betrekking tot de commerciële
communicatie in de interne markt en de mogelijke gevolgen ervan voor de Belgische soldenwetgeving (The Green Paper of the European Commission on commercial Communications in the common market and the possible consequences for the Belgian sales period legislation)

Law degree (specialisation in commercial law), VUB Brussels University, Pleinlaan 2, 1040
Brussel. 1995-2000.

Erasmus Exchange Program: Six months at the ‘Università degli Studi di Siena’ (Italy).

Kon. Ath. Gemeenschapsonderwijs. Tiensestraat 57, 3400 Landen. 1989-1995.

Diploma: Higher secondary education in economics and languages.

Work Experience

Partner at Sirius Legal De Scheemaecker Bogaerts Van den Brande, Excelsiorlaan 13, 1930
Zaventem, since October 2010
Main domains of activity: IT and internet law (a.o. agreements concerning software licensing,
distribution, outsourcing, software maintenance, software development, web development, web hosting, online trade and advertising, escrow agreements, SLA’s...), Media law (representing major
Bart Van den Brande – Curriculum Vitae national and international television and radio chains, production houses, advertisement industry, cable distributors, ISP’s, network facilitators for payed phone and sms services, ...), gambling and gaming law, copyright and IP law (representing collective societies, producers, artists, ...), advertisement and consumer law (consumer protections, fair trade practices, privacy, ...), Travel law and consumer protection, General commercial law (a.o. franchising, distribution, sales agency, general terms of agreement, product liability and product failure), basic coporate law, ...
Activities in these areas include counseling, drafting and litigation before all major courts. Activities include a wide range of major national and international clients, that are assisted mainly in English, Dutch and French and occasionally in basic Italian or German. Clients include national professional
associations, international and national companies in software development, app development,
webdesign and development, e-commerce, internet, distribution, industry, online marketing, advertisement, ...
Activities include either lead over or personal fulfillment of several long term in house and/or distance legal service project.

Senior lawyer at Koan, Vorstlaan 100, 1170 Brussels from June 2008 until October 2010
Main domains of activity: IT and internet law (a.o. agreements concerning software licensing, outsourcing, software maintenance, software development, web development, web hosting, online
trade and advertising, escrow agreements, SLA’s...), Media law (representing major national and international television and radio chains, production houses, advertisement industry, cable distributors, ISP’s, network facilitators for payed phone and sms services, ...), gambling and gaming law, copyright and IP law (representing collective societies, producers, artists, ...), advertisement and consumer law (consumer protections, fair trade practices, privacy, ...), General commercial law
(a.o. franchising, distribution, sales agency, general terms of agreement, product liability and product failure), basic coporate law, ...
Activities in these areas include counseling, drafting and litigation before all major courts. Activities include a wide range of major national and international clients, t hat are assisted mainly in English, Dutch and French and occasionally in basic Italian or German.
Activities in these areas also include a, in house legal project with a Belgian television production
company.

Senior lawyer at Praxislaw, Waterloosesteenweg 544, 1050 Brussels from June 2007 until June
2008
Main domains of activity: IT and internet law (a.o. agreements concerning software licensing,
outsourcing, software maintenance, software development, web development, web hosting, online
trade and advertising, ...), media law (representing major television and radio chains, production
houses, advertisement industry, cable distributors, ...), copyright and copyright contracts,
advertisement and consumer law (consumer protections, fair trade practices, privacy, ...) General
commercial law (a.o. franchising, distribution, sales agency, general terms of agreement, product
liability and product failure), basic coporate law, ...
Activities in these areas include counseling, drafting and litigation before all major courts in French,
Dutch and English.

Junior Lawyer at Elegis, A. De Boeckstraat 54, 1140 Brussels from June 2001 until June 2007.
Main domains of activity: Copyright including litigation and copyright contracting, drafting of and
litigation concerning software development agreements, franchising, contracting law, including
drafting of contracts of a.o. shareholder agreements, distribution agreements, commercial agency
agreements, general terms of agreement and all litigation concerning these agreements, corporate
law, general commercial law.