Geoffrey Froidbise

Geoffrey Froidbise

Intellectual Property, Dispute Resolution & Life Sciences

French, English and Dutch

Admitted to the Brussels Bar: 2014

Geoffrey specialises in intellectual property matters, particularly trademark and patent litigation, anti-counterfeiting, and parallel trade matters. Geoffrey also focuses on commercial and financial litigation matters.

Prior to joining ALTIUS, Geoffrey practised in the Brussels office of a US law firm where his main areas of practice encompassed: banking and financial services; insolvency law; and corporate and commercial litigation.

He is a member of the LSE Alumni Association, the Young International Arbitration Group (YIAG), CEPANI40 and the Association Internationale pour la Protection de la Propriété intellectuelle (AIPPI).

Geoffrey has a Master of Laws from the Université Catholique de Louvain-La-Neuve and a LL.M. in European Competition and IP law from the Université de Liège. He also holds an LL.M. in International Business Law from the London School of Economics and Political Sciences.

Selection of publications

"Intellectuele rechten: beslag inzake namaak" in X, Bestendig Handboek Deskundigenonderzoek, Mechelen, Kluwer, losbl., VI.2-36, 2012 and 2016. (with C. Ronse).

"Uncertainty over protection of famous bag under copyright law", ILO Newsletter: Intellectual Property, January 2016.

"The Golden Age of the Internet: Enhancing Cooperation between Trademark owners", LSE Law Review (The Obiter), spring 2013.

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