Emmelie Wijckmans, Associate Brussels
ewijckmans@crowell.com
Phone: +32.2.214.2851
7, Rue Joseph Stevens
Brussels, B - 1000
Belgium

Emmelie Wijckmans is an associate at Crowell & Moring's Brussels office. Emmelie's practice focuses on competition, telecommunications, media, and technology law.

Emmelie has assisted with the representation of clients before the Belgian Competition Authority in cartel and dominance investigations and before the Belgian courts in distribution matters. She has helped handle mergers at the EU and national level, and was involved in the development of antitrust compliance.

Emmelie has also advised clients in intellectual property disputes. She assists in complex litigation in the media and telecommunications sector. She is regularly involved in the representation of one of the main players in the field of internet, telephony, and interactive digital TV in Flanders in contentious and non-contentious matters. Moreover, she has provided assistance to land-based and online bookmakers in litigation against the Belgian government, and government-owned incumbent operators.

Emmelie obtained her law degree, magna cum laude, at the University of Antwerp in 2011. In 2012, she obtained an LL.M. from the University of Virginia. In the summer of that same year, Emmelie participated in Crowell & Moring’s Summer Associate Program in the Washington, D.C. office.

Emmelie was admitted to the Brussels Bar in 2012.



Affiliations

Admitted to practice: Brussels



Speeches & Presentations

  • “Article 102: Principles, Decisions and Practice,” EU Competition Law Summer School, Cambridge (August 8, 2017). Presenter: Emmelie Wijckmans.
  • “Dealing with the Belgian Competition Authorithy,” IBJ-IJE Seminar, Brussels, Belgium (June 8, 2017). Presenters: Thomas De Meese, Grégoire Ryelandt, Emmelie Wijckmans, and Nicole Maréchal.
  • "Antitrust Enforcement in the Digital Economy - Current Trends in the EU," Crowell & Moring Seminar (September 22, 2016). Presenters: Judith Bussé, Dr. Salomé Cisnal de Ugarte, Thomas De Meese, Thomas Kramler, and Emmelie Wijckmans.
  • "Update IP/IT," IBJ-IJE Seminar, Brussels, Belgium (March 26, 2013). Presenters: Emmelie Wijckmans, Christian Dekoninck and Sofie Cubitt.
  • "Being Lawyer with a U.S. LL.M. degree in Belgium," Fulbright LL.M. Event (October 2, 2012). Speaker: Emmelie Wijckmans.


Publications

  • "'Parental Liability' in het Belgische Mededingingsrecht," TBM, 230-242 (March 2016). Authors: Frank Wijckmans and Emmelie Wijckmans.
  • "Op zoek naar een gebalanceerde interpretatie van het begrip doelbeperking in het mededingingsrecht. Vormt Cartes bancaires een keerpunt? Verkennende toepassing op informatie-uitwisselingen," Review of Belgian Commercial Law (October 2015). Co-Authors: Grégoire Ryelandt and Emmelie Wijckmans.
  • "[De weigering om telefoongegevens te bezorgen op een elektronische drager is een misbruik van machtspositie]" Tijdschrift Belgisch Mededingingsrecht (2015). Author: Emmelie Wijckmans.
  • "[Advies van de Commissie in het kader van het mededingingsrecht]" Tijdschrift voor Belgisch Mededingingsrecht (2015). Author: Emmelie Wijckmans.
  • "10 jaar duiding en al heel wat evoluties - samengesteld door Flip Petillion [Intellectuele rechten]" RABG (2013). Authors: Christian Dekoninck, Sofie Cubitt, Jan Janssen, Emmelie Wijckmans, and Diego Noesen.


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