Sam Callebaut is an associate in the Brussels office of Kelley Drye & Warren LLP.
Sam studied at the University of Ghent where he obtained a Master's degree in Law focused on EU and international environmental law, intellectual property law, and Belgian public and civil law. His Master thesis analyzed the applicability of the EU's biotechnology law to emerging and/or novel technologies. His work has been referenced in a position paper of a Member State competent authority which subscribed to the conclusions set forth in the thesis.
Prior to joining Kelley Drye, Sam completed an internship in the European Parliament, where he assisted policy advisers of a major political group with respect to matters under the jurisdiction of the Parliament's Committee for Environment, Public Health and Food Safety. His work in the Parliament included drafting political briefing notes to guide Members of the European Parliament in their decision-making on EU laws concerning genetically modified organisms, pesticides and food product.
Sam is a lawyer-intern licensed to practice law.