Liesbet Paemen holds a PhD in Animal Biology from the University of Leuven, Belgium. She worked as a post-doc the Department of Neuroimmunology at the State University of New York and at the Department of Molecular Immunology of the REGA Institute (University of Leuven, Belgium).
Prior to joining De Clercq & Partners in 2008, Liesbet worked as a patent counsel in the Intellectual Property Department of Bayer Cropscience NV and headed the biotech IP department in the firm Bird Goën & Co. In 2010 Liesbet became a partner to the firm and she is heading the Leuven Branch of the firm. She is a qualified European Patent Attorney.