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Judith Bussé

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Judith Bussé is an associate at Crowell & Moring's Brussels office and is a member of the Intellectual Property Group. She assists clients with very practical and hands on advice for protecting and enforcing their intellectual property rights in a variety of sectors, such as the fashion, food, and pharmaceutical sector.

By way of example, Judith is involved in a number of trademark cases including litigation on the validity and infringement of a three-dimensional trademark for beverages. She is also involved in litigation concerning a pharmaceutical color trademark in which moreover the abuse of dominance has been argued. Furthermore, Judith advises and litigates cases with respect to pharmaceutical patents and in relation to damages claims for infringement of intellectual property rights as well as for undue and unjustified actions against alleged infringers.

Prior to joining Crowell & Moring, Judith obtained a specialized LL.M. degree in innovation, competition, and trade law at the London School of Economics. At LSE, she focused on the overlap between intellectual property and competition law, while also maintaining a strong interest for IT law. Judith furthermore represented the LSE in the Mediation Skills Competition, organized by the UK Worshipful Company of Arbitrators.

In 2013, Judith earned her master's degree, cum laude, at the K.U. Leuven. During her curriculum, she focused on European and economic law and won the Mertens de Wilmars pleading competition.


  • Catholic University of Leuven, M.A. (2013) cum laude
  • London School of Economics and Political Science, LL.M. innovation, competition, and trade law (2014)


Admitted to practice: in Belgium and before the European Court


  • The International Association for the Protection of Intellectual Property (AIPPI)
    • 2016: Reporter, Study Committee on the Requirements for Protection of Designs
    • 2017: Member, Study Committee on the Quantification of Monetary Relief
  • Benelux Association of Trademark and Design Law (BMM)

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"The Expansion of Confidentiality Protections in Trade Secret and IP Cases in the Netherlands and Belgium," Crowell & Moring's Trade Secrets Trends (August 19, 2019). Authors: Judith Bussé, John Laird and Julia Milewski.
"Luxembourg Implements the Trade Secrets Directive," Crowell & Moring's Trade Secrets Trends (July 23, 2019). Authors: Judith Bussé and Julia Milewski.
"Digital Health Roundtable," Brussels, Belgium (April 24, 2019). Moderator: Maarten Stassen. Speakers: Jodi Daniel, Frederik Van Remoortel, Jurgen Figys, Evelina Roegiers, Evi Mattioli, and Judith Bussé.
"Het niet-geregistreerd Gemeenschapsmodel: ongekend maar niet onbemind in de modesector," FashionUnited (February 28, 2019). Authors: Frances Caudron and Judith Bussé.
"Auteursrecht in de picture : het delen van memes, tweets, GIFs en andere afbeeldingen op het internet," FashionUnited (December 6, 2018). Authors: Judith Bussé and Frances Caudron.
"De nieuwe Auteursrechtrichtlijn : de strijd voor een vrij internet verloren?," Actua Leges, no. 2018/70 (2018). Authors: Judith Bussé and Frances Caudron.
"Auteursrecht in de picture : het delen van memes, tweets, GIFs en andere afbeeldingen op het internet," Actua Leges, no. 2018/39 (2018). Authors: Judith Bussé and Frances Caudron.
"The US-EU Trade War: A Blessing In Disguise For EU Fashion And Cosmetics Companies?," FashionUnited (June 6, 2018). Authors: Judith Bussé, and Lorenzo Di Masi.
"Een succesvolle IE-strategie: Do’s and Don'ts," Fashion United (January 29, 2018). Author: Judith Bussé.
"The Importance of a Good IP Strategy – What Needs to be Done and Why," IBJ-IJE Seminar, Brussels, Belgium (October 5, 2017). Presenters: Kristof Roox, Jan-Diederik Lindemans, Jurgen Figys and Judith Bussé.

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