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Olivier Vrins

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ALTIUS/Tiberghien

Brussels, Belgium
    Local Time: Tuesday 23:48

Practice Expertise

  • Intellectual Property
  • Patents
  • Trade and Customs
  • Trademarks

Areas of Practice

  • Intellectual Property
  • Patents
  • Trade and Customs
  • Trademarks
  • Banking
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WSG Practice Industries

WSG Leadership

  • Intellectual Property Group - Member
  • WSG Coronavirus Task Force Group - Member

Profile

Olivier Vrins mainly deals with trademark, patent, design and copyright litigation. Described as a “highly skilled IP specialist” (Chambers and Partners) and as “one of the best in Europe in the Customs field” (Managing Intellectual Property), Olivier has extensive knowledge of the border measures system in the European Union and has gained expertise in a broad range of other IPR-related topics. He also specialises in the field of designations of origin and geographical indications, as well as in the protection of personality rights of public figures, including sportsmen.

Bar Admissions
Brussels Bar: 2000

Education
LL.M. in Intellectual Property and Unfair Competition (Queen Mary & Westfield College)
LL.M. in European Law (University of Ghent)
Erasmus Exchange Programme (University of Paris II)
Lic. Juris (University of Louvain-la-Neuve)

Areas of Practice

  • Intellectual Property
  • Patents
  • Trade and Customs
  • Trademarks
  • Banking

Professional Career



Professional Associations
Olivier is a member of: the ‘Legal & International’ Working Group of the European Observatory on Infringements of Intellectual Property Rights; the European Communities Trade Mark Association (ECTA); and the International Trade Mark Association (INTA). He is a regular speaker at seminars on IPR enforcement and other IPR-related subjects.

Blogs

ALTIUS Blogs

ALTIUS blogs cover a range of topics including: Digital, Energy & Infrastructure, Life & Health, Mobility, and Sports & Entertainment.

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