Jeffrey Gyi

European Patent Attorney at De Clercq & Partners

Jeffrey (Jeff) Gyi works as a Patent Attorney at De Clercq & Partners, an established firm of experienced IP professionals in Belgium.

Mr Gyi holds a degree in Biochemistry and Chemistry from the University of Sheffield (United Kingdom), and a PhD in Pharmacy (Biophysics) from the University of Manchester (United Kingdom).

Prior to joining De Clercq & Partners, he gained postdoctoral experience in molecular modelling from the Division of Molecular Structure at the MRC National Institute of Medical Research, London (United Kingdom).

Mr Gyi is a qualified European patent attorney with extensive patent practice experience in various technologies covering mechanical engineering, software and chemistry. Mr Gyi's practice covers areas including medical technologies, software, machine learning, wearables, packaging, metrological equipment, compositions, wireless connected devices, gearboxes and transmissions, general mechanical devices. Clients are drawn from many sectors including engineering, healthcare, chemistry, consumer goods and products, diagnostics, transport and electronics.

His areas of practice include:

  • Drafting, filing and prosecution of European and PCT patent applications
  • Drafting and prosecution of national patent applications
  • Oppositions and appeal proceedings before the EPO
  • Oral proceedings before the EPO in examination and opposition
  • Searching, landscaping, competitor profiling
  • 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
  • General strategic and legal advice in IP matters

Mr Gyi regularly lectures on aspects of intellectual property and has written several published articles. He is a member of LES and AIPPI.

Professional associations

  • LES

Firm details

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

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