Based in Louvain-la-Neuve, MPV Patent, owned by Marie-Paule Vandeberg, provides expertise of patent and intellectual property to European and non-European companies.
In the 42 States of the European Patent Office
As such, she is entitled to analyze the validity of a European patent application covering potentially one or more of the 42 European countries in which the European Patent Office is competent (38 member States , 2 extension States, 2 validation States ) .
Expert in Industrial Property and Patent since 1990
Management of patent applications portfolio, oppositions and appeals before the European Patent Office, freedom to operate analyses and patent validity analyses, but also expert appointed by the court ... Marie-Paule Vandeberg is specialized in intellectual and industrial property issues, in particular in patents matter. She works especially in the fields of industrial chemistry , chemical engineering , mechanical engineering, textile industry, buildings, etc.
Marie-Paule Vandeberg therefore offers its clients extensive expertise , both technical, legal, and strategic . Before creating MPV Patent, Marie-Paule Vandeberg held positions of Patent Attorney with Kirkpatrick from 1990 to 2001 and from 2006 to 2011. She has also held similar positions in industries: Glaverbel (now AGC Glass) (from 2001 to 2006) and Solvay (ex Rhodia (Novecare and Polyamide)) (from 2012 to 2015).
She is member of
- UNION (European Practitioners in IP) and member of its litigation commission;
- the AIPPI Belgian group;
- FICPI, the International Federation of Intellectual Property Attorney;
- AIALv, the association of bio-engineers of the UCL University;
- FABI, the royal federation of associations of Belgian Engineers.