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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.

Martine Lenaers
Formalities Officer

Martine Lenaers

Formalities Officer

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.

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

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

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.

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