Edgard Gevaertdreef 10a
9830 Sint-Martens-Latem
Display phone number 32 9 280 23 40
Ann De Clercq
Liesbet Paemen
Sakina Bounaga
Koen Vanhalst
Andrej Michalik


Have you come up with a revolutionary idea for an app, did you develop a groundbreaking method to trace a virus, or are you planning to take over the world with your latest brand?

Whether you’re a budding entrepreneur or part of a multinational enterprise, De Clercq & Partners is excited to assist you with strategical, technical and legal advice to optimally protect and monetize your intellectual property. We are also able to handle the practical side of IP, such as drawing up contracts or the prosecution of patents, trademarks and designs. 

With our trustworthy team of over 40 experienced professionals, we have built a strong reputation in i.a. life sciences, biotechnology, software and AI, and engineering. On top of that, our colleagues have the necessary know-how to serve the more creative industries as well, such as design, computer animation and marketing.

Interested in working together? Contact us for more information!


  • Patents

    • Identifying optimal protection strategy
    • Developing an appropriate IP portfolio, tailored to the product and market with a clear view on costs involved
    • Advising on tax benefits related to innovation income in Belgium
    • Providing strategic advice on the acquisition, maintenance, exploitation and valuation of IP as part of the company’s overall business strategy
    • Drafting, filing and prosecution of Belgian, European and PCT patent applications
    • Validations of European patents in Belgium
    • Oppositions and appeal proceedings before the EPO
    • Conducting oral proceedings before the EPO in examination and opposition
    • Filing and prosecuting SPC’s in Belgium and advising on SPC’s in general
    • Legal IP advice on Belgian Patents
    • IP litigation
    • Opinions regarding patentability, freedom-to-operate, infringement and validity of intellectual property rights
    • IP due diligence
    • Drafting of technology transfer, licensing, confidentiality and related agreements
    • General strategic and legal advice in IP matters


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