Eric De Gryse is lawyer at Simont Braun. He mainly deals with matters of patent law, know-how and technologytransfers in a number of technical areas, as well as trade mark law. On these points, he advises clients and acts in national and international litigation, particularly in the areas of pharmaceuticals and chemicals and in relation to food products and services.

He also has in-depth experience and knowledge in certain specific branches of intellectual property law (such as plant varieties, origin names and other geographical indications) and in consumer law, trade practices, unfair competition and a number of other regulated areas (advertising in the pharmaceuticals sector, regulation in relation to human cell and skin banks, e-commerce, standardisation, certification, collective trades and labels, the labelling and regulation of food, the fight against piracy, etc.).

Eric is the editor of the “Revue de Droit Commercial Belge” (coordinator for the fields of competition, intellectual property rights, and law and technology) and is the author and co-author of several publications in these areas of practice.


Liege Competition and Innovation Institute
University of Liege (ULg)
Quartier Agora
Place des Orateurs, 1, Bât. B 33
BE-4000 Liege

Phone: +32 4 366.31.30
Fax: +32 4 366.31.55