Provided by Peter L'Ecluse
Peter’s practice focuses on complex matters involving competition law, life sciences and intellectual property rights. He often deals with issues at the intersection of these three fields.
He represents clients before the European Commission as well as national and European courts, and has been involved in a number of major EU and Belgian competition cases in recent years.
In the field of Life Sciences, his expertise includes advising on antitrust matters, information and advertising, licensing, patents, pricing and reimbursement, and registration matters. He also has deep experience representing clients in administrative proceedings and before industry boards.
Joined Van Bael & Bellis in 1988, became Partner in 1994.
Member of the Brussels Bar. Former member of the Council of the Brussels Bar (Dutch-language section).
Regularly lectures and writes on competition, life sciences and intellectual property matters.
Interviewees report that Peter L'Ecluse has a "pragmatic approach and is very up to date with the case law." Peter L'Ecluse defends telecoms or life sciences clients in BCA behavioural investigations. He has further experience in Belgian follow-on damages cases.
Peter L'Ecluse advises both private companies and federal bodies on a broad scope of regulatory and commercial issues. He assists with the launch of new pharmaceutical products, net pricing matters and clinical trial agreements.