Diégo Noesen is an associate in the Brussels office of Crowell & Moring, where he practices in national and international litigation with a focus on intellectual property. Diégo's practice involves complex civil litigation and assisting clients in protecting, managing and enforcing their intellectual property rights.
Diégo is also involved in the liberalization of the domain name space, which is known as ICANN's New gTLD Program. He assists large brand owners in developing both proactive and defensive strategies towards ICANN's New gTLD Program.
Diégo started his legal studies at the University of Namur and obtained his master in law degree from the Catholic University of Louvain in 2010. He was a Mercator Exchange Student at Laval University in Québec (Canada), where he graduated in 2010.
In 2011, Diégo completed – cum laude – an LL.M. in European competition and intellectual property law at the University of Liège. He became a member of the Brussels bar in 2011.
Admitted to practice: in Belgium and before the European Court
Speeches & Presentations
"How to Ensure the Commercial Value of Your Brand," Novagraaf/Crowell & Moring Seminar, Brussels, Belgium
(July 25, 2015).
Speakers: Christian Dekoninck and Diego Noesen.
"La protection de droits dans les nouvelles extensions internet," Confocus Seminar, Brussels, Belgium
(April 26, 2012).
Speaker: Diégo Noesen.
"The UDRP Road So Far: Successes," Trademarks & Brands Online
(November 16, 2016).
Authors: Flip Petillion, Jan Janssen, Diégo Noesen and Alexander Heirwegh.
"Het bewijs van wederrechtelijke registratie van een domeinnaam: gaat dit van een leien dakje?" RABG, 1334-1336
Author: Diégo Noesen.
"Meilleure répétibilité des honoraires dans le cadre d'une procédure judiciaire belge en PI?" IE-Forum.be
(February 5, 2015).
Co-Authors: Jan-Diederik Lindemans and Diego Noesen.
"10 jaar duiding en al heel wat evoluties - samengesteld door Flip Petillion [Intellectuele rechten]" RABG
Authors: Christian Dekoninck, Sofie Cubitt, Jan Janssen, Emmelie Wijckmans, and Diego Noesen.
Client Alerts & Newsletters
"This Month in International Trade - July 2016,"
International Trade Bulletin
(August 4, 2016).
Contacts: John B. Brew, Frances P. Hadfield, Edward Goetz, Charles De Jager, David (Dj) Wolff, Paul Davies, Gordon McAllister, Benjamin Blase Caryl, Adrian Jones, George D. Ruttinger, Edward Norman, Diego Noesen, Flip Petillion, Jeffrey L. Poston, Emmanuel Plasschaert, Jeane A. Thomas, Evan D. Wolff, Frederik Van Remoortel, Cari N. Stinebower, Carlton Greene, Mariana Pendás, Jeffrey L. Snyder, Jenny E. Cieplak, Matthew B. Welling, Daniel Cannistra, Alexander H. Schaefer, Ian A. Laird, Eduardo Mathison, James (J.J.) Saulino, Warren Lehrenbaum, Preetha Chakrabarti
"Brexit — What About Your Trademarks and Designs?,"
(July 25, 2016).
Contacts: Diego Noesen, Flip Petillion
"ICANN Publishes New gTLD "Contention Sets" as Identified by Its String Similarity Experts,"
TLDs & Domain Names Alert
(February 28, 2013).
Contacts: Flip Petillion, John L. Murino, Jan Janssen, Diego Noesen
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