Nele D’Halleweyn PhD

Belgian patent attorney, Dutch patent attorney, European patent attorney, Managing partner, Partner


Electrical engineering, ICT, Mechanical engineering, Medical technology, Micro-electronics, Physics, Semiconductors, Telecommunication


At Arnold & Siedsma, Nele specialises in European patent work in the specialist fields of semiconductors, transistors, electronic applications, telecommunications, ICT, software, medical equipment, and other electrical and mechanical applications. Nele studied electrical engineering at Leuven University, specialising in telecommunications and micro-electronics.
She has been involved in legal cases in various specialist fields, from electrical engineering applications in gaming machines and in medical equipment to mechanical devices such as loading platforms and waste separation machinery.

As a patent attorney, she provides the link between Research & Development and the commercial world. She derives satisfaction from identifying the essence of an invention and shaping it into ‘a patent weapon’ to wield against the competition.

If imitators appear, she will consult with the client to find the right arguments and the best strategy to tackle the imitation as efficiently as possible. Thanks to her extensive experience in both European and national procedures, she can advise the client quickly and clearly so that the correct legal actions are taken promptly.

What others say about Nele

Efficient, combative, creative, articulate

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