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DE LE COURT Valentin


Valentin de le Court has over fifteen years of experience in innovation-related intellectual property law, including four years of practice in China. His area of expertise covers contentious and non-contentious IP matters, with a focus on patent law, trade secrets protection and management, open innovation contracts, and China-related IP strategies. He has developed a diverse and original expertise in IP law, through years of practice at the Brussels bar, at a Shanghai based Chinese IP boutique, and within Belgium’s largest IP firm. With a keen interest in innovation, he now focusses his practice on patent and trade secrets law matters, both as counsel and litigator. Valentin litigates patents in court, advises on R&D collaboration agreements and projects, performs trade secrets audits, and provides guidance on the protection and management of confidential information. His practice also covers trademark law (advice, contracts, and litigation).