Vincent Cassiers is lecturer at the UCLouvain, KULeuven and UCLille where he teaches intellectual property with a focus on patent law, trade secrets and contract law in the field of intellectual property. Vincent Cassiers has been practicing intellectual property and business law at the Brussels Bar since 2001. He is editor of the Revue de droits intellectuels. L’Ingénieur-Conseil (ICIP). He also serves on the Board of Directors of the International Association of Economic Law (AIDE) and of the Belgian Association for Copyright (ABA) and is a member of the Belgian Council on Intellectual Property. Vincent graduated in law at the UCLouvain. He holds a PhD in law from UCLouvain and an LLM in IT law from UNamur.