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Amaryllis Verhoeven
Head of the Intellectual Property Unit, DG Grow F3 at European Commission


Since 2017, Dr. Amaryllis Verhoeven is Head of Unit for Intellectual Property in the Directorate General (DG) for Internal Market, Industry, Entrepreneurship and SMEs (DG GROW) at the European Commission (EU Commission). In that capacity, she is in charge of defining and implementing policies to ensure that the EU IP system is coherent, fit for the digital age and supports competitiveness. Before her current position, Dr. Verhoeven worked in the Commission on a number of single market-related and energy related projects. She also worked as an attorney with Cleary, Gottlieb, Steen & Hamilton and holds a Ph.D. in law and political philosophy from the University of Leuven.