Philippe Campolini

I am Philippe Campolini
Intellectual Property specialist
Life Sciences specialist

Philippe Campolini

Philippe Campolini is an IP law and life sciences specialist with a particular focus on litigation work and innovations in science and technology.

Philippe assists his clients in all IP areas, focusing strongly on patent law, trade secrets law, and copyright. A substantive part of his practice is IP litigation. Philippe is passionate about scientific and technological innovations and has a wealth of experience in high-end and complex patent litigations as well as innovation-driven transactional work (technology transfer, license, R&D, etc.). This is reflected in the matters he handles for Belgian and international clients from various sectors, notably the life sciences and medical device industries. Philippe is a native French and German speaker who is very well connected with the German market also.

Philippe graduated in law from the Université catholique de Louvain in 2006. He obtained a Master of Laws (LL.M.) focusing on IP and competition law from the Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin in 2007. Philippe has been an associate researcher at the Unit for Economic Law of the Université libre de Bruxelles (ULB) since 2013. He is often a keynote speaker or guest speaker at conferences featuring IP and trade secrets law and has authored many published works on these subjects.

Philippe is a member of the Belgian Patent Attorney Accreditation Commission since 2017. He is active in the International Association for the Protection of Intellectual Property (AIPPI), the European Patent Lawyers Association (EPLAW), the Licensing Executives Society (LES) and the Deutsche Vereinigung für gewerblichen Rechtsschutz und Urheberrecht (GRUR). He is also a member of the executive committee of the law journal Auteurs & Media (A&M), the Management Board of the Belgian Copyright Association (BVA-ABA), the Belgisch-Deutsche Juristenvereinigung (BDJR) and the Deutscher Anwaltverein Belgien (DAV Belgien).

Before joining the Brussels office of Stibbe in 2019, Philippe spent 12 years in the IP-IT department of another independent Belgian law firm.

  • Languages: French, German, English, Dutch, Spanish, Italian
  • Admitted to the Brussels Bar: 2007
  • Joined Stibbe as a partner in: 2019

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20.03.2020 EU law
Philippe Campolini authored the Belgian chapter of EPO's country-by-country overview on patent enforcement in Europe

Articles - In the interests of promoting harmonisation and knowledge exchange in patent enforcement and litigation practices, the European Patent Academy, together with authors from all over Europe, has compiled a book to offer a comprehensive reference and guide to the measures available to protect patent rights across the 38 EPC contracting states as well as the relevant national procedures to enforce them.

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02.09.2019 BE law
Philippe Campolini joins Stibbe’s leading IP practice as partner

Inside Stibbe - Brussels, 2 September 2019 – Stibbe is delighted to welcome IP lawyer and life sciences specialist Philippe Campolini as new partner in its Brussels office. Stibbe’s hiring of Philippe reinforces the firm’s leading intellectual property practice and responds to developing market needs. Philippe joins Stibbe on 2 September 2019 and will team up with IP law partner Ignace Vernimme.

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02.09.2019 BE law
Stibbe verwelkomt Philippe Campolini als partner in praktijk intellectuele eigendom

Inside Stibbe - Brussel, 2 september 2019 – Stibbe is verheugd om Philippe Campolini als nieuwe vennoot in zijn Brussels kantoor te verwelkomen. Philippe is gespecialiseerd in het intellectueel eigendomsrecht en de life sciences sector. Zijn komst versterkt Stibbe’s toonaangevende IP-praktijk en beantwoordt aan nieuwe marktbehoeften in dit rechtsdomein. Philippe vervoegt Stibbe op 2 september 2019 en zal nauw samenwerken met IP-vennoot Ignace Vernimme.

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02.09.2019 BE law
Philippe Campolini rejoint l’éminente pratique IP de Stibbe en qualité d’associé

Inside Stibbe - Bruxelles, 2 septembre 2019 – Le cabinet de Stibbe Bruxelles est ravi d’accueillir Philippe Campolini, avocat spécialisé en droit de la propriété intellectuelle et des sciences de la vie, en tant que nouvel associé. Son arrivée vient non seulement renforcer la pratique de référence du cabinet en la matière, mais également répondre à l’évolution des besoins du marché. Philippe rejoint le cabinet Stibbe le 2 septembre 2019. Il travaillera en étroite collaboration avec Ignace Vernimme, associé spécialisé en droit de la propriété intellectuelle.

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