Sarah van den Brande is a member of the Business Law and Liability and Contracting Law teams.


Sarah specialises in intellectual property with a particular focus on copyrights, trademarks and patents. Her legal practice also involves general commercial and contract law, with a focus on market practices.


She assists clients in a variety of sectors, such as the pharmaceutical and technological industry, the media, the artist and fashion scene and consumer goods.


She is an experienced litigator in complex cases. She also provides advice on protecting intellectual property and know-how. She has extensive experience in drafting and negotiating commercial agreements, particularly regarding licensing, software and distribution.


She is a member of several professional associations in the intellectual property field, such as the Belgian National Association for the Protection of Industrial Property, Benelux Trademark and Industrial Design Association and the Belgian Copyright Association.


Sarah studied law at the University of Ghent, where she obtained her law degree in 2006. After obtaining an additional Master of Intellectual Property Law at Leuven University  / KU Brussels, she started her career as an attorney at the Brussels Bar in 2007 with the law firm Eubelius. She subsequently joined the law firms Lydian and Crowell & Moring and gained experience in the private sector. She joined Curia in 2012. In the summer of 2013, she specialised in copyrights in Washington, DC at the WIPO (UN World Intellectual Property Organisation).


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