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Huub Maas

Huub Maas

  • European and Dutch Patent Attorney
“The best scope of protection evolves from a close cooperation and mutual understanding between the client and the patent attorney.”
Marijke Westra

Marijke Westra

  • European and Dutch Patent Attorney
“My aim is to guide the client, so he understands how IPR strategy can contribute to his objectives and needs.”
Saskia van Doorn

Saskia van Doorn

  • European and Dutch Patent Attorney
“IP is the driving force behind R&D.”
Martin Klok

Martin Klok

  • European and Dutch Patent Attorney
“IP is the link between advanced knowledge and financial result.”
Marco Molling

Marco Molling

  • European, Dutch and Belgian Patent Attorney
“IP rights are means, not an end.”
Annemie Jaeken

Annemie Jaeken

  • European, Dutch and Belgian Patent Attorney
“IP strategy and business strategy go hand in hand.”
Frits Schut

Frits Schut

  • European and Dutch Patent Attorney
“No matter what accomplishments your business makes, IP protection of essential technologies is vital to stay ahead of the competition.”
Herman Witmans

Herman Witmans

  • European and Dutch Patent Attorney
“A broad perspective and creativity as well as a keen eye for detail are needed for obtaining the best IP-protection.”
Jetze Beeksma

Jetze Beeksma

  • European and Dutch Patent Attorney
“My aim is to increase the value of your company by aligning intellectual property with corporate strategy.”
Mark Einerhand

Mark Einerhand

  • European and Dutch Patent Attorney
“In the end it's all about the value that the patent adds to the product.”

News

The lithium-ion battery

It is impossible to imagine our daily life without this invention, which was awarded the Nobel Prize for Chemistry in 2019, and developed by a Brit, an American and a Japanese. The lithium-ion battery is used everywhere, from laptops, cell phones to electric bicycles and cars.

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Well-prepared for the future

Column by Cees Jansen, former chairman V.O. After 26 years, I have left V.O. I was chairman for the last 12 years, a task that I have passed on to Herman Witmans. This is a good moment to look back.

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Recommended by JUVE Patent

In May 2020, V.O. was recommended by JUVE Patent in the categories Patent Filing and Prosecution. Listed as recommended individuals are Marco Box, Leo Jessen, Bernard Ledeboer, Otto Oudshoorn and Jetze Beeksma.

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Events

Webinar: getting started with patents

On 27 August 2020, we will organise the first webinar in a series of six about dealing strategically with your intellectual property. In the webinar 'Getting Started with Patents', patent attorney Henri van Kalkeren will take you through the most important topics about patents, so you can be more profitable with your innovation.

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IPBC Global 2020

The Ritz-Carlton, Chicago, At Water Tower Place, East Pearson Street, Chicago, Illinois, Verenigde Staten

IPBC Global is the world’s pre-eminent gathering of the world’s IP business leaders.

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Knowledge for Growth 2020

Don’t miss the 2020 digital edition on 9 and 10 September and capture the attention of 1,200 high-level life sciences actors from about 550 companies & organisations! The cream of the European life sciences community will be participating in the 16th edition of flanders.bio’s annual knowledge for growth business conference, attracting decision makers from biotech, pharma and medtech as well as investors, universities, topnotch research institutes, policymakers and competence providers.

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