Fully operational during covid-19 pandemic
While our thoughts go out to everyone who is directly affected and the healthcare services working overtime, we have been putting measures in place in order to ensure the health of our colleagues and clients. As such, De Clercq & Partners remains fully operational during this worldwide crisis.
Click here for an overview of the measures being taken by some of the official instances as the Intellectual Property Offices. This overview will be updated regularly.
A trademark, trade mark or trade-mark is a distinctive sign or indication used by an individual or a legal entity to identify that the products or services with which the trademark appears originate from a unique source. It serves to distinguish its products or services from those of other entities.Read more
13 May 2020
Follow the latest COVID-19 measures taken by official institutions. This overview will be regularly updated.
08 May 2020
MIP reveals 2020 rankings for Trademark Prosecution firms
We are proud to announce that De Clercq & Partner has ranked Tier 2 for Belgium Trademark Prosecution.
07 May 2020
WEBINAR - Protect your trademark: use it, don't lose it!
Join us for an interesting webinar on the topic of trademark protection and find out how genuine use can help you protect your brand!
30 April 2020
MIP publishes IP Star individual rankings for 2020!
We are proud to announce that for the fourth year in a row, both Ann De Clercq and Joost Muylle are named IP Star by Managing Intellectual Property (MIP)!
28 April 2020
EUIPO warns against scam payment requests
Have you registered a trademark or a design at the EUIPO? Chances are you might be targeted by fraudulent companies who send out misleading invoices.
10 September 2020
Knowledge for Growth 2020
De Clercq & partners is keeping the tradition alive! Meet us at Europe's finest life sciences conference in Gent.
14 October 2020
Talent Accelerator Programme for BioBusiness
Ann De Clercq and Joost Muylle teach a group of driven entrepreneurs the ins and outs of IP and licensing as part of a challenging programme to jumpstart the next generation of BioBusiness leaders in Belgium and the Netherlands.
14 November 2020
INTA Meeting 2020
Sakina and Joost are looking forward to participating in the first all-virtual edition of the Annual INTA Meeting.
11 December 2020
De Clercq & Partners Annual IP Seminar
Save the date and join us for a full day of IP updates and valuable networking opportunities!
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.Read more
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.