Stéphanie De Smedt
Senior associate - Attorney at Law

Stéphanie De Smedt

Stéphanie De Smedt is senior associate within the Litigation & Risk Management Practice Group of our Brussels office.
She is head of the IP/IT & Data Protection Team in Belgium and is team leader of the firm-wide Healthcare and Life Sciences Team.

About Stéphanie De Smedt

Stéphanie focuses on intellectual property law (including technology transfers, trademark and copyright licensing and counterfeit matters), ICT law (including e-commerce and software and other Internet-related contracts) and privacy and data protection. She has a particular focus on GDPR compliance, the structuring of (cross-border) data flows and regularly assists clients with data protection compliance audits. Stéphanie also represents clients in court and in alternative dispute resolution proceedings in her areas of expertise.


  • Brussels Bar, 2012
  • International Trademark Association (INTA)
  • International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP)


  • LL.M. in European Competition and Intellectual Property law, Université de Liège (Belgium), 2012
  • Master’s degree, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven (Belgium), 2011
  • Summer school in international business, Haas Business School, University of California (Berkeley, United States), 2010


  • Dutch
  • English
  • French

T: +32 2 773 23 77


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