Ann De Clerq

Ann De Clerq

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Ann De Clerq
De Clerq & Partners


Ann De Clercq founded patent practice Ann De Clercq & Co in 1998. From there, De Clercq Brants & Partners was founded, and since 2010 the firm has been known as De Clercq & Partners. Before starting her own practice, De Clercq led the patent department at biotech company Innogenetics. Prior to Innogenetics, she worked as a substantive examiner at the European Patent Office. With a PhD in plant molecular biology, De Clercq has extensive experience in all fields of biotechnology and related life sciences, as well as mechanical engineering. She has also given lectures on intellectual property at conferences and educational institutions.