Philippe Jacobs

Dr. Philippe Jacobs is the in-house European Patent Attorney of Tech Transfer UGent since May 2010. In addition, he lectures at the University of Antwerp (UA). Prior to joining UGent he was director within the IP firm ‘De Clercq & Partners’ and was a patent attorney within the tech transfer team of the Flanders Institute for Biotechnology (VIB). Prior to joining VIB, he was a patent counsel in the intellectual property department of Innogenetics, a Belgian biotech company active in healthcare. Dr. Jacobs holds a PhD in Immunology from McGill University, Canada. In addition, Dr. Jacobs has 4 years teaching experience in Rwanda and also holds a diploma in Tropical Medical Biology from the Institute for Tropical Medicine of Antwerp, a Masters of Science degree in biological control from McGill University and a licentiate degree in botany from UGent.

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