Astrea’s lawyers have amassed an in-depth knowledge of the ICT sector (incorporating information technology, communication and technology) by advising numerous Belgian and foreign companies on ICT-related matters. We closely monitor new developments and innovations in the ICT sector (e.g. Saas, PaaS, IaaS, cloud computing, RFID, biometrics, net neutrality, ISP liability, convergence, etc.), and we write regular articles about ICT and privacy law and give lectures about current issues in this area.
Advice on mergers and acquisitions, start-up and venture capital operations, joint ventures and restructuring.
Regulatory advice on a Belgian and EU level with regard to services, networking, terminal equipment, number portability, net neutrality, access rights, telemarketing, location data, etc. in the ICT sector.
Advice regarding patents, trademarks, production rights, know-how, digital information and copyright (which may involve collaboration with a trademark office or patent attorney).
Marketing and advertising
Advice regarding online marketing and advertising campaigns.
Privacy and protection of the right to privacy
Advice regarding all privacy law aspects of the collection and transfer of personal data over the Internet.
Advice on the drafting and negotiation of all types of software and Internet-related agreements.
Advice regarding inspections by competition authorities, competition law disputes and enforcement projects in the ICT sector.
Advice regarding the outsourcing of certain IT activities to external suppliers.
Advice regarding public tenders for computer hardware or software or IT projects.
Advice regarding the protection and enforcement of IT security, and on handling violations of IT security.
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