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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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Publications: 19 APRIL 2021

SARS-CoV-2 Occupational Health and Safety Regulation: Mandatory testing offer

After weeks of tough wrangling, the Federal Cabinet has decided to oblige companies throughout Germany to offer coronavirus tests to their employees. This obligation will be included in the SARS-CoV-2…

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A&O advising on the creation of new Welsh mental health and substance misuse charity, Adferiad Recovery

News: 14 APRIL 2021

A&O advising on the creation of new Welsh mental health and substance misuse charity, Adferiad Recovery

A cross-practice team from Allen & Overy, working on a pro bono basis, is advising on the merger of four Welsh mental health and substance misuse charities and the creation of a new charity, Adferiad…

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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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Office

Brussels

Allen & Overy (Belgium) LLP
Tervurenlaan 268A avenue de Tervueren
Brussels
1150

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Qualifications

Professional

Admitted as advocaat, Belgium, 2010

Academic

LLM, Universiteit Gent (RUG), 2010