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Awards

De Clercq & Partners remains at the forefront of Intellectual Property Protection in Europe as well as worldwide. Please find a list below of the awards and accolades our firm is proud to have collected over the last years.

2022

                      

Managing Intellectual Property
Rising Star 2022

David Lesthaeghe

                      

Managing Intellectual Property
Top 250 Women in IP

Ann De Clercq

IAM Patent 1000

Gold ranking in Patent Prosecution

LMG Life Sciences Awards EMEA 2022

Opposition Procedure Firm of the Year

MIP Awards 2022

Prosecution Firm of the Year (Belgium)

Innovation & IP:
Forum and Awards
(Leaders League)


Best IP Advisor (Benelux)
 

                      

Managing Intellectual Property
IP Star

Ann De Clercq
Joost Muylle

                     

Managing Intellectual Property

Trademark Prosecution Firm
Highly recommended firm

World Trademark Review 1000

Recommended firm
Full ranking

 

World Trademark Review 1000

Recommended Individual
Joost Muylle
Thomas Baudewijn

 

2021

Managing Intellectual Property

Patent Prosecution Firm
Tier 1 ranking

Trademark Prosecution Firm
Tier 2 ranking

 

Managing Intellectual Property
IP Star

Ann De Clercq
Joost Muylle

Managing Intellectual Property
Rising Star

David Lesthaeghe

IAM Patent 1000
Global Leader

Ann De Clercq
Liesbet Paemen

Full ranking

IAM Strategy 300 Guide
Global Leader

Ann De Clercq

Full ranking

World Trademark Review 1000
Highly recommended for
Trademark Prosecution in Belgium

Full ranking

World Trademark Review 1000
Recommended individual

Joost Muylle

Financial Times
Europe's Leading Patent
Law Firms

Biotechnology & Food
Chemistry & Pharmaceuticals

Leaders League

Leading firm for
Patent Prosecution and
Trademark Prosecution in Belgium

Managing Intellectual Property
Top 250 Women in IP

Ann De Clercq

World IP Review
Patent leader

Ann De Clercq

The Lawyer Network
Biotech Patent Firm of the Year
in Belgium

 

2020

IAM Patent 1000 Guide

Highly recommended for
Patent Prosecution in Belgium

Full ranking

Leaders League

Leading firm for
Patent Prosecution and
Trademark Prosecution in Belgium

Managing Intellectual Property
Patent Prosecution Firm
Tier 1 ranking

 

Financial Times
Europe's Leading Patent
Law Firms

Biotechnology & Food
Chemistry & Pharmaceuticals

 

   

Managing Intellectual Property
IP Star individual rankings

Ann De Clercq (Patent Star)
Joost Muylle (Trademark Star)

   

Managing Intellectual Property
Rising Star individual rankings

David Lesthaeghe

   

Managing Intellectual Property
Trademark Prosecution Firm
Tier 2 ranking

   

Innovation & IP Awards
Best IP Advisor Benelux

Finance Monthly Legal Awards
Best in IP 

Global Law Experts Awards 
Biotech Patent Firm of the Year
in Belgium

World Trademark Review
(WTR 1000)

Top trademark agency in the Benelux


 

2019

Managing Intellectual Property

Belgian Patent Prosecution
Firm of the Year 2019

Managing Intellectual Property
IP Star

Ann De Clercq
Joost Muylle

Managing Intellectual Property
Rising Star

Jeff Gyi
Kris Pappaert

Managing Intellectual Property
Top 250 Women in IP

Ann De Clercq

Managing Intellectual Property
Tier 1 Ranking

IAM Patent 1000 Guide

Highly recommended for
Patent Prosecution in Belgium

Full ranking

Legal Media Group
European Women in
Business Law Award

Ann De Clercq

World IP Review
Influential Women in IP

Ann De Clercq

Legal Alliance Awards
Best European IP Firm

Innovation & IP Awards
Best IP Advisor Benelux

 

Financial Times
Europe's Leading Patent
Law Firms

Biotechnology & Food
Chemistry & Pharmaceuticals

 

World Trademark Review

Recommended for
Trademark Prosecution in Belgium

 

 

2018

Managing Intellectual Property

Belgian Patent Prosecution
Firm of the Year 2018

Managing Intellectual Property
IP Star

Ann De Clercq
Joost Muylle

Managing Intellectual Property
Tier 1 Ranking

IAM Patent 1000 Guide

Highly recommended for
Patent Prosecution in Belgium

Legal Alliance Awards
Best European IP Firm

Innovation & IP Awards
Best IP Advisor
Belgium & Luxembourg

 

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