Christian is recognised as a leading IP litigator and is particularly well-known for advising life sciences companies. His practice covers all aspects of intellectual property law.
Clients describe Christian as a compelling patent litigator, and particularly value his experience advising on IP issues specific to the life sciences industry, such as the interface between IP and regulatory issues.
Christian advises on multinational infringement litigation of patents, copyrights, trademarks, and design rights. His regulatory experience includes supplementary protection certificates, the Bolar exemption and data exclusivity.
|Since 2018||Partner, Taylor Wessing|
|2010 - 2018||Lawyer, Crowell & Moring|
|2006 - 2010||Lawyer, Lydian|
|2001 - 2006||Lawyer, Elegis|
|2001||LL.M. Intellectual Property Law, KU Leuven-Brussel|
|1999||Lic. Juris, KU Leuven|
De KBO-inschrijving en de handhaving van intellectuele rechten: een moeilijke verstandhouding, 2018
Het beslag inzake namaak, een stand van zaken CABG, 2017, p88 (co-author with Jurgen Figys and Judith Bussé)
Parallel Import Update, Law Lore & Practice of the Pharmaceutical Trade Marks (co-author with Judith Bussé), Belgium 2015
Safe harbors in Europe: an update on the research and Bolar exemptions to patent infringement, Nature Biotechnology (co-author), 2015, p710–715
|Pharmaceutical Trade Marks Group
International Association for the Protection of Intellectual Property
Benelux Trade Mark and Design Association