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Françoise Billen

Junior Associate

T +32 2 674 85 79
CMS DeBacker
Chaussée de La Hulpe 178
1170 Brussels
Languages French, English, Dutch

Françoise Billen graduated in June 2018 as a Master of Laws at the Catholic University of Leuven. She graduated with a major in Economic Law. After her studies she specialised in European Intellectual Property Law at the University of Stockholm. In 2019 Françoise started working at CMS DeBacker. She specialises in Intellectual Property matters including trademarks, copyrights, designs and patents.

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Relevant experience

Participation in the Erasmus student programme at Stockholm University.

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2019 – University of Stockholm (LL.M. European Intellectual Property Law)
2019 – Bar admission (Brussels, Belgium)
2018 – Catholic University of Leuven, KU Leuven (Master of Laws)
2016 – University of Hasselt, UH (Bachelor of Laws)

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05 March 2020
Coronavir­us and force ma­jeure in com­mer­cial con­tracts
Many com­pan­ies are suf­fer­ing from the out­break of the coronavir­us through the dis­rup­tion of their nor­mal busi­ness activ­it­ies. This dis­rup­tion is of­ten caused by either a com­pany’s in­ab­il­ity to per­form...