30 March 2023 Going on an IP (ad)venture: IP/Licensing & startups

Please find below the handouts of the  full day  event that was organized on 30 March 2023 in Luxembourg by the Young Member Committee (YMC) of LES Benelux in collaboration with the Luxembourg Institute of Science and Technology (LIST).

NB The handouts will be available for all participants until 15 May. After that date they will be available for LES Benelux members only.

Academic strategics on startups (part 1 and part 2), Matthieu Palate, KTO of UCLouvain (LTTO)

Experiences from a startup, Alberto Noronha from Nium, a spin-off of the University of Luxembourg, and

Partnerships, Knowledge and Technology Transfer office, Christophe Haunold, head of the TTO of the University of Luxembourg and President of the ASTP

Panel discussion on early-stage technologies valuation and investments for startups, Annelies Falepin, Senior Venture Development Manager imec, and Cyril Vančura, Partner imec.xpand

Equity versus licensing, Olivier van Raemdonck, Cresco, and Non-equity based partnership, Séverine Bouvy, CMS

Tax treatment & incentives for IPBy: Brent Springael, Bird & Bird

Tuesday 14 February 2023 – Webinar “UPC: do we know what we are going to get? And how do we prepare.”

Our  panelists Annelies Beckers (KU Leuven), Ceren Pala Okat (IP Business Partner at Philips ), Domien Op de Beeck (Partner at Bird & Bird Brussel) gave their view on a number of UPC-related topics particularly of interest for the licensing practice. Claudia Zeri (Partner at Coupry and Board member of LES Benelux) moderated the session

Topics of discussion that were discussed: 

  • Licensee participation to opt-in/opt-out (field of use, technology, territory etc);
  • Enforcement of patents with unitary effect
  • Views from Academia, private practice and Industry: converging or diverging?

Handout of the presentation “UPC-UP – some contractual issues to anticipate”  by Domien Op de Beeck (Bird & Bird, Brussels)

Members can find handouts from earlier events under “Presentations”