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Marc Lerho
European, Belgian & Luxembourg Patent Attorney

Marc has a versatile educational background as he graduated in physics (master) and biophysical chemistry (PhD) at the University of Liège.
Afterwards he worked in the development of electronic control devices for the industry and in the manufacturing of glazing products for the building sector (organization, quality, management).
In his late thirties he decided to capitalize on his acquired industrial experience and to venture into management of intellectual property rights (IPR). He joined pronovem Group in the office of Liège.
Marc has extended and senior expertise in the following areas of intellectual property: prior art search analysis, patent drafting, prosecution, opposition and enforcement (national, European and international PCT applications), patentability, invalidity and infringement opinions, freedom-to-operate opinions, support to attorneys-at-law in judiciary procedures, support to licensing negotiations, IP strategy implementation, portfolio management, public sensitization and information about IP.

Qualifications

European Patent Attorney
Belgian Patent Attorney
Luxembourg Patent Attorney

Languages

French, English, German

Main Technical and Scientific areas

Mechanical and electrical engineering, particularly medical devices and diagnostic tools, instrumentation and control devices ; physics, particularly electronics and optics ; chemistry and materials ; industrial installations and methods.