CABAY Julien


CABAY Julien

Professor, ULB | Professor, ULiege

Julien CABAY is Associate Professor at Université Libre de Bruxelles (ULB) and Associate Professor at Université de Liège (ULiège). At ULB, he holds the Chair in Intellectual Creation and Innovation Law and is codirector of JurisLab, a research unit of the Center for private law located in the FabLab ULB. At ULiège, he teaches in the LL.M. in EU Competition and IP Law and is a member of the Liège Competition and Innovation Institute (LCII).

Next to these main affiliations, Julien is also Invited Professor (Gastdocent) at KULeuven (Master of IP& ICT Law), Invited Professor at Centre d’études internationales de la propriété intellectuelle (CEIPI) of University of Strasbourg (University Diploma in AI & IP), Affiliated Researcher at Digital Law Center (DLC) of University of Geneva and member of the Belgian Council for Intellectual Property.

Julien’s research and teaching are focusing on Intellectual Property Law in general, with a focus on Copyright Law. Currently, his core research interests are: Copyright and Contemporary Artistic Practices; Intellectual Property and Freedom of Creation; Intellectual Property and Artificial Intelligence; Intellectual Property Infringement Tests, Perspective of Cognitive Sciences and Deep Learning; Fundamental Rights and Intellectual Property in the CJEU case law.

Julien holds a Ph.D. in Juridical Sciences (ULB, 2016), a LL.M. in IP Law (KULeuven, 2011) and a Master in Private Law (ULB, 2009). He has been PostDoc Resarcher (2016-2020) and Research Fellow (2010-2014) at Belgian National Fund for Scientific Research (F.R.S-FNRS), Global Policy Fellow at Instituto de Tecnologia e Sociedade do Rio de Janeiro (2018), Visiting Research Fellow at Columbia University in the City of New York (2012-2013) and Erasmus Student at Università degli Studi Roma Tre (2008-2009).

Julien Cabay’s publications are available here :,%20Julien



ID Course Name Duration ECTS
DROI0228-1 Intellectual Property and Competition Law 20h 3
DROI1276-1 Droit d’auteur européen (Course taught in French) 20h 3

Liege Competition and Innovation Institute
University of Liege (ULg)
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