Peter Marx


Practice Areas

Intellectual Property, Information Technology & Media


Dutch, French, English


+32 2 285 01 00

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Herman Croux
curriculum Vitae


  • International Association of Entertainment Lawyers (IAEL)
  • International Format Lawyers Association
  • Council for Journalism (RVJ)
  • Benelux Trademark and Industrial Design Attorneys Association (BMM)

Peter was a founding partner of MVVP in 1995. He has extensive experience in intellectual property, media and entertainment law, including work in the field of book publishing, photography, television, motion picture, the music industry, design, advertising and sports. His clients include music publishers, record labels, collecting societies, advertising agencies, TV and film companies and performing artists.

Peter is a regular speaker at Midem and other international conferences. He has contributed to editing and writing several publications. He is a member of the Executive Committee and the co-chair of the yearly legal update sessions (MIDEM, Cannes) of the International Association of Entertainment Lawyers (IAEL).  He is also a member of the International Format Lawyers Association.

Peter is a mediator in civil and commercial law disputes, accredited by the Belgian Federal Mediation Commission.

Peter graduated from Katholieke Universiteit Leuven (KU Leuven) (1986) and the Institut Européen des Hautes Etudes Internationales in Nice, France (1987).