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.
De Clercq & Partners remains fully operational during the COVID-19 pandemic. Click here for more information.
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31 July 2020
EPO further postpones opposition hearings until end of 2020
The European Patent Office has issued a statement that oral proceedings in examination and opposition scheduled at EPO premises until the end of 2020 will be postponed, unless they can be held by video conference.
29 July 2020
Follow the latest COVID-19 measures taken by official institutions. This overview will be regularly updated.
14 July 2020
Research & Development from a tax perspective
KPMG recently organized a webinar together with Vlaio in which they clarified the existing R&D tax incentives and translated them into the reality of your company.
23 June 2020
Tier 1 ranking for Patent Prosecution in Belgium!
Managing IP just released their 2020 rankings featuring the best patent prosecution firms in the world. We are proud to have once again reached Tier 1, the highest possible distinction.
18 June 2020
De Clercq & Partners highly recommended by IAM and the Financial Times!
Hot off the presses! De Clercq & Partners is proud to have earned a prominent place in the IAM Patent 1000 Guide as well as in the Financial Times rankings for Europe's leading patent firms.
09 June 2020
WEBINAR - Lift off! The IP-space race in a time of change
De Clercq & Partners is delighted to invite you to our next webinar on Tuesday June 23. During this session we will be discussing how to implement an IP strategy enabling high growth innovation, even in an adverse situation.
10 September 2020
Knowledge for Growth 2020
Europe's finest life sciences conference is going virtual! Book a meeting with us at this year's online edition of Knowledge for Growth.
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.