20 January 2022
Unified Patent Court: preparatory work begins
After several years of stalling and legal battles, sufficient countries have finally met the requirements for the PPA to commence the final preparations for the Unified Patent Court.
20 December 2021
Happy holidays and a prosperous 2022!
De Clercq & Partners wishes you a warm and joyful holiday season, and a sparkling New Year!
16 December 2021
Holiday closing dates
Our offices will be closed on Friday December 24, 2021 and Friday December 31, 2021.
24 November 2021
IAM Global Leaders 2022 announced
We are thrilled to announce that for the third year in a row both Ms. Ann De Clercq and Ms. Liesbet Paemen feature in the honorable publication of the IAM Global Leaders Guide, the annual list with world’s leading private patent experts.
16 November 2021
De Clercq & Partners joins LifetecZONe network
We are proud to announce that our firm is now a member of LifetecZONe, an independent network organization for companies and entrepreneurs in life sciences and medical technology in particular.
06 October 2021
Post-filed data at the EPO: quo vadis?
In a recent Board of Appeal case (T 0116/18) the Board proposed to the Parties to refer the question whether post-filed data could be relied on to satisfy the requirement of plausibility of a technical effect, to the Enlarged Board of Appeal.
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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.