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Edward Taelman

Senior Associate

Brussels

Taelman Edward
Edward Taelman

Senior Associate

Brussels

Edward specialises in intellectual property, with particular expertise in trademarks, registered and unregistered designs, copyright and patents.

He has extensive experience of conducting IP litigation before the Belgian and European courts in a wide variety of sectors such as technology, media, entertainment, consumer products and life sciences. He also assists clients in non-contentious matters in this field of expertise, including licensing agreements, franchise agreements and the IP aspects of corporate transactions. He also advises on and coordinates the European anti-counterfeiting strategy of several major consumer goods companies.

Edward is a member of the INTA Geographical Indications Committee and of the editorial board of IE-forum.be, a specialised website that collects all recent European and Belgian jurisprudence on IP rights. He regularly speaks on intellectual property topics.
 

News & insights

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News: 20 OCTOBER 2021

Trial win for A&O's U.S. IP Technology Disputes team

Allen & Overy’s U.S. IP Technology Disputes team recently achieved a complete victory for child car seat manufacturer Wonderland Group in an intellectual property (IP) trial against Evenflo. 

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Publications: 24 MAY 2021

Key provisions of the Draft AI Regulation

On 21 April 2021, the European Commission published its proposal for the Artificial Intelligence Regulation (the Draft AI Regulation).

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The New Deal for Consumers our outline of the key pillars and initial steps to get ready

Publications: 10 MARCH 2021

The New Deal for Consumers: our outline of the key pillars and initial steps to get ready

The New Deal for Consumers which has entered into force aims to modernise and strengthen the enforcement of EU consumer law. In this article we have outlined the key pillars and initial steps to get…

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Publications: 16 DECEMBER 2020

The Digital Services Act package is here

On 15 December 2020, the European Commission published its Digital Services Act package which proposes two pieces of legislation: the Digital Services Act and the Digital Markets Act. This package…

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Brussels

Allen & Overy (Belgium) LLP
Tervurenlaan 268A avenue de Tervueren
Brussels
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Qualifications

Professional

Admitted as advocaat, Belgium, 2010

Academic

LLM, Universiteit Gent (RUG), 2010