Thomas De Meese is a partner in the Brussels office of Crowell & Moring and has been a member of the Brussels bar since 1993. He specializes in competition, telecommunications, media and technology law and gambling regulatory matters. Thomas’ experience includes day to day counseling on distribution issues, technology licensing, patent pools, joint bidding, standard setting, dominance issues, the activities of trade associations, etc. He has developed and implemented pan-European antitrust compliance and training programs for multinational companies. He represents complainants and defendants in competition investigations with both the Belgian Competition Authority and the EC Commission. Thomas regularly litigates competition cases before national courts. He has also worked on several merger filings with the Belgian Competition Authority and the European Commission.