Koen Vanhalst

Koen Vanhalst

Koen Vanhalst is European and Belgian Patent Attorney and Partner at De Clercq & Partners C.V.B.A., specialized in promoting intellectual property in the Life Sciences. He is also a guest lecturer at the University of Gent in the domain Biotechnology: intellectual property, bio safety and GMP. Before starting with De Clercq & Partners he worked as researcher with the European Patents Bureau in The Hague for four years.

Koen Vanhalst is a member of the Board of Directors of AIPPI Belgium and of the Council for Intellectual Property for the Federal Public Service Economy. Koen Vanhalst holds a PhD in Biotechnology, Department Molecular Biomedical Research (UGent).