contact us

Our team

is Ready for you

Bart Laenen
European Patent Attorney, PhD

Bart Laenen

European Patent Attorney, PhD

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.

Edith Wilderjans
Patent Advisor

Edith Wilderjans

Patent Advisor

Master in bioscience engineering
Phd in bioscience engineering at the laboratory of food chemistry and biochemistry at KU Leuven
4 years experience in the Technology and QC department of a large biotech company

Specialization in scientific and pharmaceutical writing, analytical chemistry, food and agricultural science, HPLC assays, assay development and validation

Lieve Coenegrachts
European Patent Attorney, PhD

Lieve Coenegrachts

European Patent Attorney, PhD

Master in Biomedical Sciences
PhD in Biomedical Sciences

5 years experience as postdoc at the Research group Gynaecologic Oncology, Department Oncology, Faculty of Medicine, UZ Leuven – KU Leuven.

Started as patent trainee at LC Patents in May 2014 and provides IP support throughout our practice area. In 2017, Lieve passed the pre-EQE, and she successfully fulfilled the EQE in 2018.

Suzy Heeren
Office Assistant

Suzy Heeren

Office Assistant

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

Rajesh Ramaneti
Patent Advisor

Rajesh Ramaneti

Patent Advisor

Bachelors in Metallurgical engineering (1998)
Masters in Microsystems and Microelectronics (Specialization in materials science, Device physics, Nanotechnology) 2002
Ph.D in (Materials Physics) Diamond growth and hybrid diamond based power devices,

4 years experience in magnetic materials, magnetic data storage and sensing devices
1 year experience in solar cells and characterization techniques
4 years experience in gas/chemical/biosensors
4 years experience in diamond, material and device characterisation techniques, diamond based devices, high power devices, wide band-gap materials

Specialization:
Novel materials and coatings for devices, Material processing and coating techniques, surface chemistry, material characterization (Surfaces, interfaces,structural), device characterization(electrical, magnetic, optical), MEMS, cleanroom micro-fabrication, Microsystems

Device types:
Diamond and GaN based power devices, electrochemical devices such as chemical and biological sensors, batteries, Solar cells, thin film electronics, large area/display electronics, nano-electronics, magnetic storage and magnetic sensing devices

Shana Diliën
Formalities Officer

Shana Diliën

Formalities Officer

4 years experience in Logistics as a Warehouse Assistant where I was responsable for keeping the stock up to date, transport and customs papers, administration of incoming and outgoing goods and orders.

5 years experience as a Customer Service Representative. Solving issues and problems, answering at customers questions, preparing price offers, … were some of the maintasks of a very multitasking and customizable job.

Started as a formalities officer at LC Patents in June, 2016.

Sara Reekmans
European Patent Attorney, PhD

Sara Reekmans

European Patent Attorney, PhD

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.

Olesya Usenko
Formalities Officer

Olesya Usenko

Formalities Officer

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.

Gert Jacobs
European Patent Attorney

Gert Jacobs

European Patent Attorney

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.

Ann Vander Borght
Patent Agent & Office Manager, PhD

Ann Vander Borght

Patent Agent & Office Manager, PhD

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

Martine Lenaers
Formalities Officer

Martine Lenaers

Formalities Officer

26 years experience as administrative assistant at PPG Coatings, where she has been active as account, credit control assistant, and service center collaborator.

Started as formalities officer at LC Patents in May 2013.

Christ’l Verleyen
Lawyer at the Brussels Bar since 1989.

Christ’l Verleyen

Lawyer at the Brussels Bar since 1989.

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.

Jobs

at lc patents

We currently have a vacancy for a

Patent Attorney




Please go to our Job section for more information.

LC Patents
Kempische Steenweg 542A, B-3500 Hasselt

patents@lcpatents.eu