- Flanders Innovation & Entrepreneurship
- Netherlands Institute of Patent Attorneys
Senior Associate at VO Patents & Trademarks
Marie-José Luys began her career as a patent attorney in 1992 after having worked as a scientist in the field of catalysis, ceramics and porous materials in DSM’s R&D department.
Ms Luys’s focus has been on advising small and medium-sized companies in building their IP portfolios, taking into account their specific situation and individual needs, in order to assist their growth. She has also advised multinationals in the creation and expansion of their IP positions for specific product lines.
Ms Luys has been involved in national infringement cases and nullity actions in the fields of chemistry and mechanics and has represented clients in multinational litigations. She believes that settling a case in a timely manner leads to the best possible outcome for all parties.
Ms Luys is regularly a court-appointed expert in descriptive seizures, nullity actions and infringement cases.
Some of Ms Luys recent testimonials include the following: