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Joëlle Van Malderen
European, Belgian & Luxembourg Patent Attorney

After having graduated from the Université Libre de Bruxelles (ULB) in 1986 with a master degree in civil engineering (physics), Joëlle joined pronovem group in 1989 after spending some years as an assistant-lecturer at the Université Libre de Bruxelles.
Furthermore, she is highly experienced in handling patent and trademark litigations, more particularly in the cases of strategies for defending or attacking intellectual rights, such as the defence against alleged infringement and/or nullity actions and/or unfair competition as well as in claims for compensation.


European Patent Attorney
Belgian Patent Attorney
Luxembourg Patent Attorney
Trademark Attorney with OHIM
Benelux Trademark Attorney


French, English, Dutch

Main Technical and Scientific areas

Physics of particles in particular or nanoparticles
Nuclear physics in particular accelerators
Semiconductor technologies
Material technologies