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Nicole Desmet
European & Benelux Trademark Attorney

Nicole Desmet graduated from PHTI – Ghent in 1976 with a bachelor degree in modern languages. She perfected her languages at CLT – Leuven.
She started working with BUREAU VANDER HAEGHEN (IP law firm who merged with Bureau Gevers) in July 1977 as a trademark and design attorney and this till and including August 1998.
She joined pronovem group in 1998 when the branch in Bruges was established. Now she is working for the Brussels and Ghent Offices.
She has over 35 years’ experience in the administrative and legal prosecution of trademarks, models and designs. She is a registered Trademark Attorney before BOIP for Benelux trademarks and designs and before OHIM for community trademarks and designs. She is also a BMM Certified Trademark Attorney.
She is member of BMM, ECTA and MARQUES.
She consults clients with regard to strategies, management and valuation of their IP rights related to trademarks, designs, copyrights and domain names.


European Trademark and Design Attorney
Benelux Trademark and Design Attorney
BMM Certified Trademark Attorney


Dutch, French, English and German

Legal Expertise

Trademarks, Designs, Copyright, Domain names and Contracts (IP transfer and licensing).