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Claudia Meindel

Claudia Meindel

  • Attorney-at-Law
“To be equally familiar with the law and practical business needs provides maximum benefit for clients.”
Karel de Jong

Karel de Jong

  • European and Dutch Patent Attorney
“Nowadays, patenting has become the essential ingredient, since creative entrepreneurship and innovative technology do not suffice anymore to generate long-lasting profitable business in the highly competitive information society of today.”
Annemie Jaeken

Annemie Jaeken

  • European, Dutch and Belgian Patent Attorney
“IP strategy and business strategy go hand in hand.”
Peter de Lange

Peter de Lange

  • European and Dutch Patent Attorney
“My technical thoroughness and legal understanding make for strong patents.”
Lutz Keydel

Lutz Keydel

  • European and German Patent and Trademark Attorney
“It is essential to differentiate the good ideas from suboptimal ones. It is my profession to find niches for both.”
Daan Wouters

Daan Wouters

  • European and Dutch Patent Attorney
“The classical division of science into academic disciplines neglects the fact that many exciting innovations occur on the boundaries between such disciplines.”
Eline van Kappel

Eline van Kappel

  • Dutch Patent Attorney
“Protection of innovations ensures the continuation of research and development.”
Johannes van Melle

Johannes van Melle

  • European and Dutch Patent Attorney
“It is my working experience through the cycle of many startups that has taught me the value of IP.”
Jennifer Ebner von Eschenbach

Jennifer Ebner von Eschenbach

  • European Patent Attorney
“Investing that little extra time and effort in IP at the right moment makes your technology go further.”
Otto Oudshoorn

Otto Oudshoorn

  • European and Dutch Patent Attorney
“It is very rewarding to capture an invention in the proper words.”

News

European trademark protection for “Oktoberfest”

Although Oktoberfest has been canceled for the second year in a row due to the pandemic, the world-famous event in Munich has nevertheless made newspaper headlines.

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Promotion Alexander van Loon

We are very pleased to announce that as of 1 January 2022, European and Dutch patent attorney Alexander van Loon has been appointed Senior Associate. Alexander has been working at V.O. since 2015.

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Individual accreditations by MIP

After IP Stars, the annual guide from Managing IP (MIP), already recognized our Dutch and Belgian patent practices as ‘Tier 1’ and ‘Tier 2’ Patent Prosecution Firms, respectively, individual distinctions of ‘IP Star 2021’ were awarded in the Fall to Bettina Hermann, Leo Jessen, Bernard Ledeboer, Marco Molling, Otto Oudshoorn and Herman Witmans.

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Events

Business Days Twente 2022

University of Twente, Drienerlolaan, Enschede, Netherlands

Business Days Twente 2022  consists of a series of events aimed at creating and improving contacts between students, post-graduates and alumni on one side, and potential employers on the other.

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EPO Tech Day 2022: Technologies of Transformation

Tech Day is an annual celebration of innovation, learning and collaboration that takes place at the European Patent Office (EPO). Primarily an internal event until now, Tech Day brings together teams of experts from across the Office to explore a technological theme of special significance.

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NCCC Conference 2022

Hotel NH Noordwijk Conference Centre Leeuwenhorst, Langelaan, Noordwijkerhout, Netherlands

The 23rd conference of The Netherlands' Catalysis and Chemistry Conference (NCCC) will take place on 9-11 May 2022 in Noordwijkerhout, the Netherlands

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