Stéphanie De Smedt
- Attorney at law
Stéphanie De Smedt is a member of the Loyens & Loeff Litigation & Risk Management Practice Group in Belgium and a key member of the firm-wide Privacy and Data Protection Team. She is an associate in our Brussels office.
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.
Stéphanie is a guest lecturer at the Universiteit Antwerpen (IP law course).
She has been a member of the Brussels Bar since 2012.
Stéphanie obtained her Master’s degree at the Katholieke Universiteit Leuven (Belgium) in 2011 and holds a LL.M. degree in European Competition and Intellectual Property law from the Université de Liège (Belgium, 2012). She also attended a summer school in international business at the Haas Business School, University of California (Berkeley, United States, 2010).