About Flip Petillion

Flip Petillion is the firm's managing partner. Over the past 30 years, he has advised on and resolved disputes concerning regulatory and competition issues in newly liberalised industries, including telecommunications, postal, media, energy, transportation and the internet. In particular, Flip advised new carriers on the opening of the EU Telecoms market since the 1990s. In terms of media and entertainment, he has gained a strong understanding of the typical issues at stake through long-term client relationships, representing, inter alia, 20th Century Fox, the UK creator of world-wide well-known talent competition series, three winners of the Miss Belgium pageant, musicians and Oscar-winning animator Stéphane Halleux. He co-authored (with Jan Janssen) a book on competition for control of the internet, another on the liberalisation of the postal sector,and has written articles for a long list of professional publications. He is the editor of a yearly case law overview on IP and IT since the mid-2000s. He is the editor of two books on IP and IT that are up for publication in December 2017 and April 2018, respectively.


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