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Olivier Vrins

Brussels, Belgium Europe Guide 2021 Ranked in 1 departments
Ranked in : Intellectual Property
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Olivier Vrins represents clients from the luxury goods sector in trade mark and colour mark infringement proceedings, as well as acting on parallel import and anti-counterfeiting matters. One client lauds him as "a brilliant lawyer who always gives us very comprehensive and deep advice."
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Practice Areas

Olivier Vrins is heading the anti-counterfeiting and IPR enforcement practice. He mainly deals with trademark, patent, design and copyright litigation. Described as a “highly skilled IP specialist” (Chambers&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.

Professional Memberships

Member of the ‘Legal & International’ Working Group of the European Observatory on Infringements of Intellectual Property Rights

Member of the Council and Geographical Committee

Member of the International Trade Mark Association (INTA)

Chair of the Anti-Counterfeiting Committee of the European Communities Trade Mark Association (ECTA)

Publications

Co-editor of the authoritative book Enforcement of IPRs through Border measures. Law and Practice in the EU (Oxford University Press, 2nd ed. 2012).

Regulation (EU) No 608/2013 of 12 June 2013 Concerning Customs Enforcement of Intellectual Property Rights and Repealing Regulation 1383/2003, International Encyclopedia of Law, 2017.

Personal

Fluent in French, Dutch and English.

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