Geert Somers is an attorney-at-law specialised in IT, privacy and data protection, cyber security and intellectual property law (copyright, trademark law, database law, trade secrets, domain names and patents). He mainly advises on the legal and compliance challenges of technological developments and the connected society (such as big data, internet of things and artificial intelligence). He frequently speaks and publishes on these matters. His clients mainly include multinationals and governments. They appreciate his practical approach to bringing their processes into line with the legal framework. The sectors with which Geert is particularly familiar are internet platforms and mobile apps, heavy industry and chemistry, design products and pharma and clinical trials.