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Patent Attorney




Französisch, Englisch

  • Entered the profession in 1989
  • Engineer from Polytechnique, Université Libre de Bruxelles – Chemistry
  • Belgian Patent Attorney
  • European Patent Attorney
  • French Patent Attorney
  • University diploma „Patent Litigation in Europe“
  • European Patent Litigator before the Unified Patent Court (UPC)


Éric DE KEZEL has thirty years of experience in the field of IP.

As a chemical engineer by training, he began his career in electrochemistry in the production of thin copper sheets for the electronics industry.
He then turned to the oil industry, holding various positions from patent engineer to IP R&D director within large international groups. In particular, he developed an experience in R&D cooperation with China as IP manager and was IP director in the gas / electricity / renewable energy branch.

Since 2009, Éric DE KEZEL has been an intellectual property consultant within his own structure.

He joined the LLR team at the end of 2019 as Of Counsel Patent Attorney.

Éric DE KEZEL analyses search reports, drafts patent applications, prepares responses to notifications issued by patent offices and follows European and international grant procedures. In addition, he conducts patent validity, freedom to operate and infringement consultations in order to advise his clients in their industrial property strategy and assist them in case of litigation.