Belgian law firm Fencer has added Daphne Vervaet and Stephanie Wuyts as co-heads of its prosecution & formalities department.
During her career, Daphne Vervaet has gained experience as a litigator, representing clients from a wide variety of sectors in disputes relating to different areas of intellectual property law, anti-counterfeiting, parallel import, unfair market practices and commercial law. She started her career as an attorney-at-law at the Brussels bar and later joined two different top tier law firms. In 2013 she joined the Brussels office of a pan-European IP firm as a trademark attorney.
She graduated in law from the University of Ghent (UGent, magna cum laude) and obtained an LL.M. degree in international business and corporate law from the Lancaster University in the UK.
Co-head Stephanie Wuyts has notable knowledge in managing large international trademark portfolios and provides clients with legal and strategic advice on the maintenance, protection and optimization of their IP portfolios. Wuyts started her career as an IP lawyer at the bars of Brussels and Ghent before joining a large Pan-European firm as a trademark and design attorney.
She graduated in law from the University of Leuven in 2007 (Cum Laude) and in 2008, she obtained an LL.M. degree in European Competition and Intellectual Property Law from the University of Liège (Magna Cum Laude).
Founded earlier in 2020, Fencer Law is a boutique law firm specializing in IP, media & advertising, distribution matters and related areas of law.
Edited by Ramata Diallo