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Tine Carmeliet



Carmeliet Tine
Tine Carmeliet



Tine focuses on IP law, EU life sciences regulatory law and privacy and EU data protection law. She advises and assists clients both in non-litigious and litigious matters in these areas.

Recent highlights of her practice include multi-jurisdictional advice on European plant and seed legislation and genetically modified organisms, clinical trials, complex cross-border data protection matters and medical devices.

Tine also conducts intellectual property litigation before the Belgian courts and advises clients on non-contentious matters in that field of expertise.

News & insights

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Publications: 13 JULY 2021

Podcast: Collaborations with tech companies and IP considerations

Collaborations stimulate innovation and can accelerate entry into markets and broaden market opportunities.

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A droplet of liquid failing into pharmaceutical test tubes

Publications: 09 JUNE 2021

A&O hosts webinar on drug formulations in life sciences transactions

On Tuesday 25 May 2021, Allen & Overy IP associate Tine Carmeliet chaired a presentation with IP partner Keren Livneh and IP associate Megan McMellon and M&A associate Zara Sproul on “Drug…

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Microscopic image of cell

Blog Post: 14 JANUARY 2021

Parallel trade in the life sciences sector – recent developments

Please join us on Tuesday, 26 January 2021 for a webinar on the key developments in the parallel trade of pharmaceuticals in 2020. Tine Carmeliet, Nele De Backer, Francesca Miotto, Geert Glas and…

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Person wearing gloves experimenting using petri dish and red liquid

Blog Post: 30 NOVEMBER 2020

EU Court says off-label treatments must not be considered when assessing the significant benefit criterion in orphan drugs

On 23 September 2020, the General Court of the European Union (GC) annulled a decision of the European Commission (Commission) that had withdrawn the orphan drug status of Trecondi (Treosulfan).

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Life Sciences



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LLM, University of Leuven, 2013

Master of Arts, The Johns Hopkins University Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies, 2015

Published work

CARMELIET, T., VAN DYCK, P., "It’s time to amend the Enforcement Directive to ensure all EU Member States provide for declarations of non-infringement of EUTMs and Community designs." (ed. STONE, D. & POTTS, B.),  Journal of Intellectual Property Law & Practice, Volume 14, Issue 10, October 2019, Pages 754–760