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About Pieter


I'm the CEO of Legal.io, the Marketplace for legal talent and technology. I studied law at uGent (Belgium) and at Stanford (USA). I worked as a tech lawyer at DLA Piper (Brussels) and as an in-house legal professional at SurveyMonkey (Palo Alto).


Practice Areas

Commercial
Intellectual Property
Privacy
Telecommunications
Trademark

Languages

English, French


Legal Software

IroncladParley ProLogikcullFastcaseWestlawPractical LawAdobe SignLaw Insider

Experience


Legal.io

Co-Founder 2012 - Present


Stanford Law School

Teaching Assistant 2012 - 2012

Supporting the development of the curriculum and the teaching activities for the first legal technology and informatics course taught at Stanford Law School.


Stanford Center for Legal Informatics (CodeX)

Fellow 2011 - Present


SurveyMonkey

In-house Attorney 2011 - 2012

Supported SurveyMonkey's legal team as its second in-house lawyer and assistant to the Associate General Counsel. Areas of support included:

  • Product counseling: provide support for all B2C and B2B business lines.
  • Counsel on global privacy, data protection and other areas related to internet regulation, such as multi-jurisdiction online terms & policies, IP management & enforcement and marketing & promotions.
  • Commercial: supported key enterprise sales, mission-critical procurement, and strategic partnership deals; provided legal and compliance support to sales team.
  • Internationalization: support subsidiary setup & management in 15 countries across 5 continents; international tax structures and restructuring.

DLA Piper

Lawyer 2008 - 2010

Education


Ghent University

Master, LawGraduated in 2008


Stanford Law School

LL.M, Law, Science and TechnologyGraduated in 2011

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Publications


This article examines the legal market and notable trends affecting the legal profession.

In the past decade, the role of the “Legal Operations Professional” has gained in prominence in legal departments of large and small companies alike. We look at what's behind the term.

Company Secretarial software is used by in-house legal departments to keep on top of corporate records and other filings required to maintain compliance with various regulations. This type of software is also used to share information with and collect signatures from company officers, shareholders and other stakeholders.

The field of immigration law lends itself well to predictable pricing arrangements. This guide provides an overview of attorney fees for temporary visas and green cards.

Current circumstances have given rise to massive efforts to distribute masks to communities, by individual community members and large corporations alike. What protections extend to the activities that go into the creation of masks? This article explores the options under US law, and their limits.