Year Joined Firm: 2012
Education/Alumni: Patent Litigation Course, epi (2005), PhD in Chemistry, University of Antwerp (1986), MSc in Chemistry, University of Antwerp (1981)
Languages Spoken: Dutch, English, French, German
A focus of Marie-José has been to advise small and medium sized companies in the building of their IP portfolio taking into account their specific situation and individual needs, to assist them in growth, backed up by legal certainty.
Marie-José has also advised multinationals in the creation and expansion of their IP positions for specific product lines.
Marie-José has been involved in national infringement cases and nullity actions in the field of chemistry and mechanics and has represented clients in multinational litigation as well. In her opinion timely settling the case often leads to a winning situation for both parties.
Marie-José is regularly asked by the Court to act as an expert in descriptive seizures, nullity actions and infringement cases.
Key Practice Areas:
- Filing & Prosecution
- Chemical Engineering
- Biotechnology + Life Sciences
Last updated 24th April 2018