Charlotte De Vlaminck is specialized in data law. She advises companies, organisations and government agencies on compliance with European and Belgian data protection law (GDPR). She represents them in data protection litigation. She also advises them about their rights and obligations regarding the fair access to and use of data, such under the European Data Act and Data Governance Act.
She is also an expert in technology law, such as software, e-commerce, digital services (such as the Digital Services Act), cybersecurity and artificial intelligence. She drafts various types of IT contracts, such as regarding the development, implementation and licensing of software, apps, technology and cloud services.
Charlotte is also specialised in intellectual property law (copyright, trademarks, designs, patents, databases and domain names), trade secrets and unfair competition.
She further advises clients on general business and consumer law, and drafts various types of commercial contracts, such as distribution agreements, retail agreements and general conditions of sale and purchase.
In addition, Charlotte is involved in research and innovation projects funded by the European Commission within the areas of data protection, technology, cybercrime and the online protection of minors, thereby helping them bring their research to market. Her role involves assisting with compliance with both legal and ethical requirements.
Charlotte has been a member of the Dutch-speaking Bar Association at the Brussels Bar since September 2021.
Prior professional experience
Prior to joining Timelex in July 2023, Charlotte was a lawyer at the IP, ICT & Commercial Law department of the Belgian law firm Nelissen Grade. She also worked at the European Union Intellectual Property Office (EUIPO) in Alicante.
- Master in Intellectual Property and ICT Law, University of Leuven (2020)
- Law degree, University of Ghent (2019)