Michiel Van Roey

Michiel Van Roey

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MVR Legal BV, represented by Michiel Van Roey, is a Belgian limited liability company providing legal services with a focus on the technology sector. Michiel Van Roey is a member of the Brussels Bar Association and worked as an associate in Stibbe’s intellectual property and technology, media and telecommunication practice for six years before starting his independent legal consultancy firm. Michiel holds an LLM from the University of Virginia School of Law (class of 2013) and is a research assistant at the University of Antwerp. Michiel has experience with patent, trademark, copyright and design infringement cases (on a national, regional and international level) as well as general commercial litigation cases. He advises corporate clients and start-ups on intellectual property, data protection and information technology matters. Michiel has substantial expertise in negotiating and drafting a wide variety of IP-related agreements and gained specific knowledge on technology licensing working as a legal adviser for the Knowledge Transfer Group at the European Organization for Nuclear Research (Geneva, Switzerland). He has a special interest in blockchain technology and cryptocurrencies and has published several articles on the topic. Michiel, representing MVR Legal BV, is currently active as founder and general counsel for Profila GmbH, a Swiss start-up in the field of data protection and privacy rights management, as well as the external corporate legal counsel for Cisco Belux and Cisco’s Emerging Technologies and Incubation office in Paris, France.

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