Intellectual Property

Intellectual Property is big business. From patents, trademarks and trade secrets to geographical indications to copyright in song lyrics and books, gaming and software, a company’s or start-up’s IP is a crucial asset. Protecting and nurturing this asset is what our highly specialised Intellectual Property experts do for our clients.

A stellar reputation in the world of IP

At ALTIUS, IP is more than just patents and trademarks. We have niche market experts representing groups of producers in the foodstuffs and wine & spirits sectors, specialists in plant varieties, seeds and life sciences, as well as in the world of software and new technologies. No matter the topic, protecting your vital asset is what our Intellectual Property experts do.

The ALTIUS IP team has a stellar reputation handling a wide range of IP law. From niche market coverage like representing EU and non-EU Geographical Indications (GIs) to ground-breaking litigation before the European courts, this team has set its mark in the fascinating world of Intellectual Property.

How we can help

Advertising law

Copyright, software & database rights

Geographical indications and designations of origin

Industrial designs

Licensing and transfer of technology

Plant variety rights

Trade secrets and know-how

Trademarks, trade names and domain names

(Regulatory) data protection

Unfair competition law

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Our Experts in
IP Law

  • Philippe de Jong


  • Christophe Ronse


  • Olivier Vrins


  • Kirian Claeyé


  • Sophie Lens


Our latest intellectual property news

September 28, 2023

WEBINAR VIDEO | Saisie: recent developments

During this webinar, our IP experts  Kirian Claeyé and Isabelle Vermeyen tell you what (not) to do in case of a discovery raid (or saisie-contrefaçon), whether as the IP holder or the alleged infringer, including:

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September 27, 2023

Kirian Claeyé promoted to partner at ALTIUS

ALTIUS is delighted to announce that Kirian Claeyé has been promoted to partner as per September 2023. Congratulations Kirian!

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May 30, 2023

Language(s) before the UPC Belgian Local Division

This morning, on 30 May 2023, Belgium’s declaration regarding the language(s) of the proceedings before the Belgian Local Division was published in the Belgian State Gazette. We have inserted a link at the end of this blog to the relevant page of the Belgian State Gazette. Here are the key take-aways. 

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Brussels Finest Lawyers

At ALTIUS, we look at your business from two different angles: legal
practice and industry sector. Our teams of specialised lawyers are
additionally grouped into dedicated, cross-specialty, industry-focused
teams. Whether you are looking for a dedicated legal specialist or a
team of industry insiders, at ALTIUS, we got your legal issue covered.

Choosing ALTIUS
as your Legal Partner

At ALTIUS, we believe business is always personal. That’s why we’re so much more than just great lawyers; we are team players and relationship builders. Combining legal excellence with passion, optimism, and good judgement, we bring a fresh perspective and genuine commitment. Whatever your legal challenges, we think in new ways and find innovative solutions.

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