Wim Van den Boeck joined the firm as a partner.

IPLodge is pleased to announce that Wim Van den Boeck joined the firm as a partner. Having worked in both private practice and industry, Wim brings a wealth of experience and knowledge. Wim is active in IP since 2002 and has taken part in numerous prosecution, opposition, and appeal cases, besides assisting clients in a litigation context.

"Our firm has grown considerably over the past few years," says Hans Bracquené, managing partner of IPLodge. "Getting Wim on board will allow us to sustainably continue this growth, while keeping our focus on providing the highest quality."

"Having worked with Wim in previous roles, I know that Wim combines exceptional professional skill with a client-focused attitude," adds partner and COO Michaël Beck. "As a physicist with experience in mechanical and electronic cases, Wim will be well positioned to assist IPLodge's existing clients as well as to attract new business."

ABOUT IPLODGE: Based in Leuven (Belgium), IPLodge provides a full range of patent services to corporations, SMEs, universities, and innovative start-ups from around the world. IPLodge represents clients before the European, Belgian, Dutch, and UK intellectual property offices. Taking a wider view, IPLodge goes beyond mere protection, offering legal and strategic support before and after the patenting process. Guided only by the client's interests, the team of experienced attorneys and paralegals will identify the most appropriate way to protect each asset, define exploitation strategies, and negotiate and draft secure agreements.