more to law than laws

Thank to our drive and entrepreneurial spirit, we assist our clients in their strategic decisions establishing strong partnerships. We challenge our clients continuously providing them our specific point of view looking beyond the mere application of legislations, since there is more to law than laws.

We are a law firm focusing on the main areas of business law. All members of our team are specialized in their own practice areas given that we cover several aspects of law, including commercial law, corporate law and M&A, tax law, ICT, intellectual property and data protection & privacy.

We specialize in the sectors of technology, energy, fashion and luxury, life sciences, media- digital and retail.

Beyond is also reputed for being a Belgian leading law firm in the startup and scalup sector in which we offer a dynamic and pragmatic approach for our services.


We’re hiring an Associate – IP/ICT Law (+ 2 years’ experience)

To complete our IP/ICT law team, we seek an Associate. Please send your CV and motivation letter to the attention of Moana Colaneri at ... [Read more]
Published by Camille Grifnée

Top System SA/Belgian State (C-13/20)

In a milestone decision of 6 October 2021, the Court of Justice of the European Union (“CJEU”) interprets the exceptions in copyright protection for computer programs enshrined in articles 5 and 6 of Directive 91/2501. This decision essentially clarifies the role of decompilation in the context of error correction, providing guidance on the fundamental conditions for relying on article 5 of Directive 91/250. 1 Perceptive readers will immediately notice that Directive 91/250 corresponds to the old software directive. However, the provisions on which the CJEU rendered its judgement remain unchanged under the new(er) Directive 2009/24/EC. ... [Read more]
Published by Pedro Demolder & Moana Colaneri