Annick Mottet Haugaard | Partner
Annick is a partner in the Commercial & Litigation practice, where she heads the Intellectual Property team.
Her practice encompasses the full range of areas linked to the launching and marketing of products and services, including privacy issues related to personal data protection, distribution, franchising, advertising, product regulations, consumer protection and intellectual property (trademark, copyright, design and patent).
She acts for numerous prestigious international companies and has solid experience in litigation and negotiations, including with authorities.
Since January 2010, she is a member of the Belgian Council for Intellectual Property.
Between July 2010 and June 2012 she was the President of the European Communities Trade Mark Association (ECTA).
Annick graduated in 1987 with a law degree from the University of Liège (ULg) and the following year she obtained a postgraduate diploma in Advanced European Studies from the College of Europe in Bruges. She subsequently worked for two years as a trainee lawyer and an assistant in criminal procedure with Professor Franchimont at the ULg. Annick was admitted to the bar in 1987.