Alexander Heirwegh is an associate specialising in intellectual property, information technology, data protection, internet, e-commerce and telecommunications.

Alexander obtained a master’s degree in law at Ghent University, magna cum laude. He also obtained an LLM in intellectual property and ICT law at Leuven University, magna cum laude. During his studies, Alexander focused on European and IT law at Charles University in Prague, Czech Republic, while taking part in the Erasmus exchange programme.

Alexander has a particular expertise in online brand and copyright protection, and domain names. He has participated in various online trademark and copyright infringement cases and domain name disputes.

He has written a master’s thesis on privacy and trademark enforcement issues in cybersquatting cases, which will be published by early 2018.