Wim entered the field of Intellectual Property in 2002 and is attorney at BIRD & GO√čN since 2011. He is specialized in physics, green technologies, semiconductor processing, mechanics, optics, electronics, telecom and computer implemented inventions. He has a strong expertise in US patent law.
He holds a Master in Physics (Great Distinction) from the Vrije Universiteit Brussel (Belgium).
Wim worked at the Vrije Universiteit Brussel, in collaboration with CERN (CH) (research), and has been co-author of more than 50 scientific publications. Later he worked for Alcatel Bell (research), IMEC (IP department) and a major Dutch patent law firm.
Wim accumulated experience from a wide variety of IP perspectives. He is an inventor, and has performed strategic research in standardization context. As an in-house IP counsel, he was involved in creating IP awareness, patent prosecution, IP portfolio management, licensing and spin-off creation activities.
EPI Council Member
EPI Professional Conduct Committee Member
Computer Implemented Inventions
MSc. in Physics, Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Brussels (Belgium), 1998