Joris specialises in intellectual property and regulatory affairs with a particular focus on contract reviewing and drafting, and patent litigation. He has experience in among others the pharmaceutical and life science sectors.
Joris holds a PhD degree from the Institute of Contract Law at the KU Leuven. His doctoral thesis focused on contracts between research organizations and businesses highlighting the interaction between contract law, intellectual property law and competition law. During his PhD, he was a visiting researcher at the universities in Cambridge and Leiden.
Joris obtained his Masters of law at the KU Leuven. He studied at the Université de Strasbourg in the context of the EU Erasmus student exchange program