Fovea IP was founded by Jacques Gevers and Patrice Vekemans in 2017 with the aim of creating a platform that includes all the necessary tools and outputs for IP professionals to have access to the best IP rights searching and watching technology available.
This means providing a platform that has unbeatable quality, speed and prices.
Jacques Gevers is a European and Belgian Patents Attorney, a European and Benelux Trademark Attorney and a former member of the board of the European Patent Institute (EPI).
In the 1980s, he created the first computer readable database for the US PTO.
Jacques is a serial entrepreneur in the IP field, having greatly contributed to the creation of some of the most renowned IP firms today, including:
Thanks to his unmatched experience in the field, Jacques helps with the development of Fovea IP as an expert advisor.
Patrice Vekemans is the CEO of Fovea IP. He has built experience in managing brand portfolios as a marketing manager through working 8 years with Toyota and 12 years with Akzo Nobel.
Patrice developed a passion for customer services as a retail director for Toyota and Lexus in Belgium and Luxembourg.
Fovea IP has a close partnership with IPSensus, a company founded in 2015 that focuses on the data and technology aspects of IP. The founder and CEO of IPSensus is Yacine Harrati.
Belgium has a long history of creating champions in trademark search and IP services. Fovea IP leverages decades of experience in IT and IP with a single goal: provide the IP professional with the best search services for trademarks and industrial designs based on two pillars:
The fovea is the part of the eye which ensures a sharp central vision.
The mission of fovea IP is to be
"The sharp Eye on IP".