21 June 2021

Financial Times awards De Clercq & Partners as one of Europe's Leading Patent Law Firms

For the third year in a row, the renowned British paper has selected De Clercq & Partners as one of Europe's best IP firms. Especially our work in Biotechnology, Food, Pharmaceuticals and Chemistry has left a good impression on the Financial Times.

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16 February 2021

WTR 1000 recommends De Clercq & Partners

For the third year in a row, the renowned World Trademark Review 1000 has recommended De Clercq & Partners for its services in trademark prosecution. Special mention is made of Joost Muylle, head of the firm's trademark department.

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15 February 2021

Beware of fraudulent invoices

Have you ever applied for a trademark or a design registration? Chances are you might be targeted by fraudulent companies that send payment requests for unsolicited and unofficial services.

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03 February 2021

No flowers, no tears

Enigmatic street artist Banksy sees his trademark registration for 'Rage, Flower Thrower' invalidated after an intense legal battle started by a British greeting cards company. Read on to learn more about the proceedings and our attorneys' take on them.

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22 January 2021

How Brexit affects your trademarks and designs

Since 31 January 2020 (Brexit day), Great Britain is no longer an EU member state. This might have some implications on your European trademark and Community design applications and registrations. Please read on to learn more.

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12 January 2021

Ann De Clercq named Global Leader by IAM Strategy 300

The first ever edition of IAM Strategy 300 Global Leaders Guide is now live! We are proud to announce that our Founding Partner Ms. Ann De Clercq has been included in this prestigious list.

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a tailored and personalized approach to intellectual property protection

Securing an optimal intellectual property strategy is a challenging task. There are a variety of technologies and commercial ambitions that require different approaches. At De Clercq & Partners, we understand the legal complexities of intellectual property laws and their impact on the protection of different technologies.

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Our team

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At De Clercq & Partners, every adviser and attorney on our team has an extensive scientific background in one or more of the areas of science all presenting at Ph.D or Engineer levels. This allows us to understand client inventions in the most intricate detail including anticipating their future developments, enabling us to optimize protection for these inventions. Further to this, De Clercq & Partners aims to deliver the optimal intellectual property environment in which clients are able to pursue and realise their ambitions.

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