Tim Van Cauteren

M.Sc., Ph.D.
European and Belgian Patent Attorney

Tim Van Cauteren graduated in Engineering Physics from Ghent University (UGent, 2000), with a focus on solid-state physics and electronics, and visiting the Technical University of Denmark (DTU, 1999-2000) in his final year as an Erasmus student.

Between 2000 and 2010, he conducted fundamental research in computational physics, mainly focused on modelling of phenomena at the intersection of nuclear and particle physics. He obtained his Ph.D. in 2005 at UGent, in collaboration with the University of Bonn, Germany. Afterwards, he continued research as a postdoctoral fellow (BOF, FWO) at UGent, the University of Antwerp, KU Leuven and the Universidad Complutense de Madrid, Spain. He (co-)authored more than 25 articles in international journals.

In 2011, Tim Van Cauteren started working, first as a patent adviser and from 2014 onwards as a qualified patent attorney, at Brantsandpatents until 2018. He has experience in drafting and prosecuting patent applications, oppositions at the European Patent Office (EPO), and patent-related due diligence, legal and strategic advice. Tim joined IPLodge in 2019.