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HOYNG ROKH MONEGIER

Intellectual Property

4 ranked lawyersBand 1BelgiumEurope 2021 View ranking table
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What the team is known for

Market-leading practice widely acknowledged for its activity in a range of significant IP matters. Often retained by high-profile clients operating within the pharmaceutical and automotive sectors. Extensive expertise in trade mark and design rights infringements, as well as representing clients in patent nullity and infringement actions. Acts on trade secret mandates, as well as disputes concerning copyright in the entertainment industry. Additionally assists with trade mark prosecution. Works with the firm's highly regarded Dutch office on cross-border mandates.

Strengths

An interviewee enthuses: "This is a top firm," and underlines the firm's strength in all areas of IP.

Another commentator reports that the team is "extremely strong in IP."

Work highlights

Assisted Umicore with a trade secrets dispute against a former employee.

Notable practitioners

Benoît Michaux is a very well-known player within the IP sphere, who is recognised for his experience in copyright and trade secret matters.

Benoît Strowel divides his time between the firm's offices in Belgium and France. He has a strong focus on patent litigation in the life sciences sector, including advising on SPC mandates. One client underlines that he is "particularly good in court, a very good advocate."

Liesbeth Weynants is particularly active in patent litigation, as well as advising on disputes regarding trade secrets and IP licensing agreements. She often acts for pharmaceutical companies.

Steven Cattoor is particularly valued for his expertise in patent litigation and trade secrets disputes. He has a number of clients from the pharmaceutical sector. A client reports that he is "super technical and capable of really delivering detailed advice."

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Intellectual Property Department

HOYNG ROKH MONEGIER

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Avenue des Nerviens 9-31

Nerviërslaan, 4th Floor

Brussels

Brussels Capital Region

Belgium

B-1040

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Intellectual Property


Benoît Michaux
Band 3
Benoît Strowel
Band 2
Liesbeth Weynants
Band 2
Steven Cattoor
Band 4