Experten

Ervaring

Benjamin advises on all trademark, design, domain name, copyright and anti-counterfeiting issues, auditing of IP portfolios and the drafting of agreements and settlements. His clients include individuals, SMEs, national and international listed companies, government authorities, consultancy and law firms. Benjamin has 20 years of experience in intellectual property law and has participated in different Committees of the European Community Trademark Association (ECTA) of which he remains an active member. He is also a member of the Benelux Association of Trade Mark and Design Law (B.M.M.). He is a regular speaker at conferences, seminars and trainings and is co-editor-in-chief of the “Revue de Droit Intellectuel – L’Ingénieur-conseil (ICIP)” edited by Larcier Legal.

Specialisatie

  • Namaakbestrijding
  • Auteursrechten
  • Modellen
  • Domeinnamen
  • Dwing uw rechten af
  • Globale strategie
  • Identification
  • International Desk
  • Monetization
  • Protection
  • Merken

Kwalificaties

  • Benelux and European Trademark & Design Attorney;
  • Legal counsel;
  • Scientific collaborator, Law University of Liège (Belgium)

Opleiding

  • Bachelor in Law, University of Liège (Belgium), 1999;
  • Master in Intellectual Property, University of Brussels (HUB – Belgium), 2003;
  • WIPO workshop on Domain name dispute resolution (Geneva – Switzerland), 2004;
  • PMEplus, ICHEC Brussels Management School (Belgium), 2012;

Publicaties

  • “Hommage à Florent Gevers”, ICIP-Ing.Cons., n°4/2018, p.543;
  • “Les modèles communautaires enregistrés ne sont pas toujours blindés”, ICIP-Ing.Cons., n°3/2016, p.742;
  • “La propriété intellectuelle et l’innovation : Big data et ses conséquences”, Le droit des affaires en évolution, Institut des juristes d’entreprise, Bruylant, 2014, p.107;
  • “Academy wins Oscar trade mark battle”, Managing IP, June 2014;
  • “Les marques de mouvement”, ICIP-Ing.Cons., n°3/2014, p.325;
  • “Viennetta, la contrefaçon est un plat qui se mange froid! Du caractère distinctif des marques tridimensionnelles constituées par la forme d’un produit”, ICIP-Ing.Cons., n°3/2007, p.463;