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Master in Biochemistry
PhD in Sciences
8 Years experience as patent attorney at Janssen Pharmaceutica NV (part of Johnson & Johnson)
Started as independent consultant with LC Patents in March 2007, and provides IP counseling throughout our practice area.
Master in Biotechnology
PhD in Medical Sciences
5 Years experience as PhD student in Molecular Biology at the Department of Human and Molecular Genetics of the KUL.
Started as patent trainee and office manager at LC Patents in January 2009 and successfully passed the EQE in 2014. Sara provides IP counseling throughout our practice area, and is the developer and administrator of our proprietary document management system and database.
Master of Drug Development
Master of Intellectual Property and ICT Law
Started as patent trainee at LC Patents in January 2019
Master in Chemistry
Master in IP Law and Knowledge Management
2 years of experience as IP Consultant/patent attorney trainee at Deloitte.
Joined LC Patents in November 2019.
Licentiate degree in Physics (specialization in Theoretical Mechanics).
PhD in Physics (Nanomechanics).
4 years experience as a junior researcher at the laboratory of Molecular Dynamics at Tomsk State University (Russia).
8 years experience as a patent engineer at Intellectual Property Department of Tomsk State University.
Joined LC Patents in May 2018.
Ann Vander Borght
Master in Biochemistry
PhD in Biomedical Sciences
5 Years Post Doc experience in Immunology, Biomedical Chemistry.
6 Years experience as Senior Scientist in Cancer Vaccine Development and monoclonal antibody development.
Started as Office Manager at LC Patents in Januari 2010. Ann is heading our financial department and is our liason with the Belgian Patent Office
26 Years experience at PPG Coatings as service center employee dealing with billing services, credit control and accountancy.
Started as Formalities Officer in May 2013 at LC Patents.
5 Years experience as Paralegal - Formalities Officer in global patent prosecution support.
More than 30 years of experience as Office Manager at various international companies dealing with customer services, accountancy and general administration.
Started as Formalities Officer in May 2020.
10 years experience in transports and logistics company as Office Manager, responsible for accounting.
12 years experience as a Customer Service Assistant. Solving issues and problems, responding to telephone complaints.
Started at LC Patents in January 2018.
Obtained a master's degree in Electronics/Mechanics at the KUL university of Leuven in 1990.
15 Years of experience in system development (hardware and software) at Philips Consumer Electronics (Hasselt, Belgium).
Started in 2008 as patent trainee in 2008, and successfully passed the EQE in 2014.
Specialized in the fields of Electronics, Mechanics, and Computer Implemented Inventions.
Specialization in Intellectual Property Law and corporate Law. 10 years experience in specific IP legal actions. She obtained a MANAMA Intelectual Property at the KUBrussels in 2006.
Independent collaborator with LC Patents since July 2013. In our office, she is active in drafting legal agreements and in protecting our client’s rights during negotiations or in court.
She is also experienced in proposing, filing and defending strong trademark portfolios, both for small and large companies.