Tags: Intellectual Property

February 14, 2024

The authors of Ravel’s Boléro: Towards a revival of copyright in the Basque composer’s masterpiece?

A blog about Maurice Ravel on Valentine’s Day? No doubt we’ll be talking about Daphnis et Chloé or Don Quichotte à Dulcinée? Well, no. It’s obviously the Boléro that this post is about. The chef-d’oeuvre of the French composer is at the centre of a high-profile trial, the first hearing of which is scheduled to take place today before the Tribunal de Grande Instance in Nanterre. At issue is the possible reinstatement of this essential score in the private domain.

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February 8, 2024

WEBINAR VIDEO | A must-use tool for all businesses, to be handled with knowledge and caution to avoid any damage

During this webinar, Sophie Lens and Julie Peeters identify some of the issues associated with AI use within a company (such as with data protection, intellectual property and/or trade secrets) and look at the solutions that can be used in practice to deal with them and enable your company to reap AI’s full benefits while reducing the related risks.

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January 19, 2024

AI: A must-use tool for all businesses, to be handled with knowledge and caution to avoid any damage

During our next IP(up)Date, Sophie Lens and Julie Peeters will identify some of the issues associated with AI use within the company (such as with data protection, intellectual property and/or trade secrets) and look at the solutions that can be used in practice to deal with them and enable your company to reap AI’s full benefits while reducing the related risks.

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January 16, 2024

How are the rules relating to the advertising and marketing of alcoholic beverages applied by Belgium’s Advertising Ethics Board?

Join us for a review of the Advertising Ethics Board’s decision-making practice in this respect by Mathieu Maniet and Nicolas Clarembeaux.

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How are the rules relating to the advertising and marketing of alcoholic beverages applied by Belgium’s Advertising Ethics Board?

Join us for a review of the Advertising Ethics Board’s decision-making practice in this respect by Mathieu Maniet and Nicolas Clarembeaux.

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December 5, 2023

WEBINAR VIDEO | Geographical Indications for craft and industrial products: navigating the new EU legal framework

During this webinar, Olivier Vrins and Bart Junior Bollen walk you through the new EU Regulation on GIs for craft and industrial products.

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December 4, 2023

Belgium’s Harmonic Discord on related rights

For the first time, the CJEU has been asked to clarify the temporal applicability of the right to “appropriate and proportionate remuneration” laid down in Article 18 of Directive (EU) 2019/790 on copyright and related rights in the Digital Single Market (“DSM Directive”).

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November 30, 2023

Belgium aims for hospitals to increase their biosimilars uptake

Despite many initiatives by the (former) Minister of Health, the uptake of biosimilars in Belgium has remained rather low. In this blog, we summarise the new rules, which apply since 2 October 2023.

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November 22, 2023

IP UPDATE | Geographical Indications for craft and industrial products: navigating the new EU legal framework

Join us for an insightful webinar about the new EU Regulation on geographical indications (GIs) for craft and industrial products, freshly adopted on 9 October 2023.

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October 27, 2023

WEBINAR VIDEO | Navigating Mergers and Acquisitions in Life Sciences: Insights for Success and Pitfalls to avoid

During this webinar, the experts from our assembled transactions team, Richard Liu, Mieke D’hanis and Pauline Geentjens, provide valuable insights, inform you of common pitfalls and let you in on a number of tips and tricks during an Mergers and Acquisitions process.

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October 10, 2023

Navigating Mergers and Acquisitions in Life Sciences: Insights for Success and Pitfalls to avoid

The experts from our assembled transactions team will provide valuable insights, inform you of common pitfalls and let you in on a number of tips and tricks during an M&A process.

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September 28, 2023

WEBINAR VIDEO | Saisie: recent developments

During this webinar, our IP experts  Kirian Claeyé and Isabelle Vermeyen tell you what (not) to do in case of a discovery raid (or saisie-contrefaçon), whether as the IP holder or the alleged infringer, including:

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