Caroline Hennin

European and Belgian Patent Attorney at De Clercq & Partners

Caroline Hennin works as a patent attorney at De Clercq & Partners, an established firm of experienced IP professionals in Belgium.

Ms Hennin holds a master’s in bio-engineering sciences from the University of Ghent (Belgium) and obtained her PhD in applied biological sciences from the same university.

Ms Hennin is a qualified European and Belgian patent attorney with extensive patent practice experience in various fields of life sciences, chemistry and engineering sciences. This includes biotechnology, plant variety protection and plant breeding, crop protection, phytopathology, agrochemicals and biologicals, enabling technologies, molecular biology, feed and food technology, polymer chemistry, pharmaceutical and cosmetic applications, and engineering technologies.

Her areas of practice include:

  • drafting, filing and prosecution of European and international (Patent Cooperatin Treaty) patent applications;
  • drafting, filing and prosecution of national patent applications worldwide;
  • opposition and appeal proceedings before the EPO;
  • oral proceedings before the EPO in examination and opposition;
  • opinions regarding patentability, freedom to operate, infringement and validity of IP rights;
  • IP due diligence and advice on licences and IP acquisitions;
  • portfolio management, advice and strategy;
  • patent literature searching and analysis; and
  • general strategic advice in IP matters.

Professional associations

  • LES

Firm details

De Clercq & Partners
Edgard Gevaertdreef 10A
Sint-Martens-Latem 9830

Contact details

See firm profile