Marco Box

  • Mechanics, Physics and Electronics
  • Patent Attorney , Partner
  • Leuven (BE)
  • +32 16 24 08 50
  • m.box@vo.eu
  • "Nothing is what is seems if you look close enough"
    • Biography

    • Marco Box started his career as a patent attorney in 2003 after having worked in engineering.

      Having a background in physics and instrument design/engineering Marco has a broad understanding of all aspects of mechanical, electronic and information technology.

      Marco is experienced in the fields of optics, software, general mechanics and fine-mechanical constructions. In addition, he has specialized in physical and electrical systems and computer systems.

      He has been involved in a number of infringement cases, e.g. in digital sound / image processing and telecommunications, as well as oppositions.

      Marco is Head of the Leuven branch office of V.O.

      IAM, Flanders Innov and Entrepr 2016

    • Working experience

    • Patent Attorney, V.O. (2003-present)
    • Engineer, Frencken Mechatronics (2000-2003)
    • Instrument Designer, Optel (1997-2000)
    • Education

    • Technological Design, Stan Ackermans Institute (1997)
    • MSc in Applied Physiscs, Eindhoven University of Technology (1994)
    • Qualifications

    • Belgian patent attorney
    • European Patent Attorney
    • Dutch Patent Attorney
    • Specializations

    • Agriculture
    • Appliances / electronics
    • Building industry
    • Civil engineering
    • Computers
    • Construction physics
    • Constructions
    • Consumer products
    • Electrical engineering
    • Energy and sustainability
    • Engineering
    • Geophysics
    • Industrial design
    • Informatics
    • Information technology
    • Machines and tools
    • Mathematics
    • Mechanical engineering
    • Mechanics
    • Mechatronics
    • Medical devices / tools
    • Medical diagnostics
    • Offshore
    • Open Source software / hardware
    • Optics
    • Packaging
    • Physics
    • Sensors
    • Software / computer
    • Spectroscopy
    • Systems
    • Telecommunication
    • Vehicles
    • Latest thinking

    • Speaker at workshop 'China, Healthcare and IP protection: an Introduction', Brussels, 24 April 2015
    • Open Source software / hardware
    • Belgian Patent Attorney Qualifying Exam
    • Litigating standard-essential patents
    • Multi-jurisdictional litigation
    • Languages

    • English
    • Dutch
    • French
    • German