Philippe de Jong

Philippe de Jong

Intellectual Property & EU Regulatory

Dutch, French and English

Admitted to the Brussels Bar: 2002

Philippe specialises in intellectual property law, with a particular focus on patents, plant variety rights and parallel import issues.

Philippe also has extensive experience in EU and Belgian regulatory matters concerning the agri-food and broader life sciences industries.

He regularly lectures at conferences and seminars and has also published articles in various leading legal journals relating to his area of expertise.

Philippe has worked as a consultant for the EU Plant Variety Rights Office and is also an active member of various lawyer and sector organisations, including: the European Patent Lawyers Association (EPLAW), Euroseeds, the Licensing Executives Society (LES), and the International Association of Breeders of Asexually Reproducing Fruit and Ornamental Varieties (CIOPORA).


A client appreciates that Philippe de Jong is "able and willing to go down new, unpaved roads and provides full transparency to his clients at all stages of the proceedings." – Chambers Europe, 2022

“Philippe de Jong provides an exceptionally high level of service.” – Legal 500, 2022

Philippe de Jong has a broad practice, covering patent infringement, parallel imports and plant variety rights. One client reports: "I am always impressed by his thorough knowledge, which he manages to translate into applications that fit a company." - Chambers, 2021



  • LL.M. Intellectual Property (University College London)
  • Erasmus Exchange Programme (Université de Lausanne)
  • Lic. Juris (Universiteit Antwerpen)

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