Patricia is a Partner in the Intellectual Property practice group. She specialises in patent litigation, mostly in the life sciences sector and in FRAND cases.

Patricia has more than 20 years of experience in intellectual property law, mainly in the field of patent litigation and advisory work. She has argued many cases before the Belgian courts, some before the European courts, and has represented clients in several FRAND and other abuse of dominance investigations by the European Commission at the interface of IP and competition law. Patricia has been active in a wide range of sectors, including pharma, biotech, technology, construction, the chemical industry, telecommunications and mechanical engineering. For 7 years, she taught Patent Law as an Associate Professor at the University of Liège in their LL.M. program in IP and Competition Law, and she is currently teaching the Intellectual Property Law course at the Brussels School of Governance.

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Actualités et publications récentes

Brevets et innovation

Three novelties in the Belgian reference reimbursement system relevant for patent litigation

28 février 2024
Quick read

par Séverine Bouvy et Patricia Cappuyns

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UPC

The Unified Patent Court: six months of success.

22 novembre 2023
Briefing

par plusieurs auteurs

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UPC

What are the chances of an action being bifurcated and what are the safeguards?

20 juillet 2023
In-depth analysis

par Patricia Cappuyns

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UPC

Applicable law in the UPC

13 juin 2023
In-depth analysis

par plusieurs auteurs

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