Fabienne Brison

Fabienne specialises in copyright, media and new technology (including software and database protection). She also works regularly in the areas of trademarks, design rights, unfair trade practices and data protection. She advises and defends copyright and neighbouring rights owners, producers, publishers, broadcasters and well-known artists as well as collective management organisations. She conducted several high level litigations and assisted clients in their negotiations and with the drafting of contracts, advising them both on the legal-technical and strategic aspects. Fabienne is a CEPINA approved arbitrator for domain-name disputes and a CEPINA approved ICT-mediator.

In addition to her extensive practical experience, Fabienne is a professor of intellectual property, media law and ICT law at the University of Brussels (VUB). She also lectures at the University of Leuven (KUL) in the Advanced Master in Intellectual Property Rights. Fabienne acts as the chair of the Belgian chapter of the “Association Littéraire et Artistique Internationale” (ALAI), is appointed as an expert-member of the Intellectual Property Council (vice-chair of the Copyright and Neighbouring Rights Division) and is a member of the editorial Board of the legal review "Auteurs & Media". She has authored many articles and books on copyright and is a regular speaker at national and international events.