Emmanuel Cornu specialises in intellectual property law (trademarks, patents, designs and copyrights) and competition law.
He assists national and international clients in the luxury goods, food and telecommunications sectors before the Belgian courts, the Benelux court, the European Court of Justice, the General Court and EUIPO (European Union Intellectual Property Office). He also regularly acts as an arbitrator.
Emmanuel Cornu has been appointed member of the Benelux Council for Intellectual Property.
He has also been appointed by the Belgian FPS Economy as a member of the Industrial Property section of the Council for Intellectual Property.
For many years, he has been a member of the committee for patent proxy approvals within the Office for Intellectual Property (2005-2017).
Emmanuel Cornu is a member of the International Association for the Protection of Intellectual Property (AIPPI), in which context he is the administrator of the Belgian group and president of the Trademarks Commission. He is also a member of the International Trademark Association (INTA), and of MARQUES, the European Communities Trademark Association (ECTA), the International Literary and Artistic Association (ALAI), the Benelux Association of Trade Mark and Design Law (B.M.M.), and the European Patent Lawyers’ Association (EPLAW).