Jean-Christophe has more than 20 years of experience in contentious and transactional intellectual property and technology matters. He has been assisting clients in a number of sectors, especially life sciences, food & beverage, electronics and luxury goods.
Jean-Christophe has an impressive track record in all types of IP dispute resolution, including patent, know-how, trademark and unfair competition matters. He has consummate negotiation and drafting skills in the field of stand-alone IP transactions and other related types of collaboration in which technology or brands are essential. He also assists clients on issues related to portfolio management and protection, and on new types of challenges such as IP issues in social media and on the Internet. He advises on the IP aspects of mergers and acquisitions, restructurings and finance-driven transactions, including IP due diligences.
Jean-Christophe is a long-standing member of the Licensing Executive Society International (LESI). He is currently the president of LES Benelux. He is active within INTA, EPLAW and AIPPI and a frequent speaker at IP conferences in Europe.
Before joining Bird & Bird, Jean-Christophe was head of Linklaters' Brussels-based IP group. His practice is recommended in the latest editions of the European Legal 500 and Chambers Global directories. This year Chambers & Partners commented that clients describe Jean-Christophe Troussel as 'analytical, thorough, meticulous and a pleasure to work with' and as 'highly regarded for both his patent and trademark work.'
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