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Renaud Dupont

Managing Partner

CMS DeBacker
Chaussée de La Hulpe 178
1170 Brussels
Languages French, Dutch, English, Italian

Renaud Dupont is Co-Head of the CMS Commercial Group. In this position, he jointly leads an international team of over 350 lawyers.

Renaud specialises in copyright, trademarks and patents, advertising and privacy. He also has specific expertise in the field of retail and distribution law. His clients include multinationals in the retail, media and chemicals sectors. He has broad experience of both contentious and non-contentious intellectual property; trade secrets and unfair competition cases. Renaud also regularly handles distribution agreements (exclusive and selective distribution, agency, franchising, licence agreements, commercial promotions and other trade practices, advertising issues).Renaud publishes and lectures frequently on IP related topics and distribution issues. Renaud Dupont is listed in the 2013 edition of Legal 500 for Dispute Resolution: “CMS’ practice is ‘really pleasant to work with’, and provides ‘great responsiveness and practical solutions.’ It covers the spectrum of commercial disputes with particular strength in IP litigation, for which Renaud Dupont is the name to note”Full CV

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An­nu­al Re­view 2018 – 2019
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To pre­pare for a no-deal Brexit, the UK par­lia­ment passed two stat­utory in­stru­ments re­gard­ing trade marks. These in­clude: the Trade Marks (Amend­ments etc.) (EU Exit) Reg­u­la­tions, which deal with...