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Marco Box

Marco Box

  • European, Dutch and Belgian Patent Attorney
“Nothing is what is seems if you look close enough.”
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.”
Martin Klok

Martin Klok

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

Philipp Reichl

  • European and German Patent and Trademark Attorney
“My task is to optimize the process of building a company’s IP portfolio so that it can get the foothold it needs in the industry to secure its future.”
Annemie Swinnen

Annemie Swinnen

  • European Patent Attorney
“Patents, if drafted and used properly, are a very valuable tool to help achieve defined business goals.”
Bettina Hermann

Bettina Hermann

  • European and German Patent and Trademark Attorney
“IP is an essential asset of a company having many different facets - always worth to work for it.”
Jasper Groot Koerkamp

Jasper Groot Koerkamp

  • European and Dutch Patent Attorney
“IP protection puts you in control of your innovation and provides freedom to share it at your own terms.”
Peter de Lange

Peter de Lange

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

Otto Oudshoorn

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

News

Two prizes for V.O.

This January, the Netherlands’ office of V.O. was crowned the best patent firm of 2019. This selection as the ‘Netherlands Patent Attorney Firm of the Year’ was announced by the Intellectual Asset Management (IAM) and World Trademark Review (WTR).

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The utility model – a rapid alternative to a patent

A patent application is often the solution for anyone who wishes to officially attach exclusive rights to intellectual property. However, there are alternatives. For instance, in the German market, companies can also choose to protect industrial inventions using a ‘utility model’.

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Partner Kim Tan retired

After a good 32 years of service, Kim Tan has left V.O. to enjoy his retirement. Kim has worked at the organization since 1987 and was a partner from 1995.

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Events

Dutch Biotech Event 2020

InnStyle, Herenweg, Maarssen

It’s time again for the Dutch Biotech Event 2020! Given the measures and restrictions due to COVID-19*, we cannot promise that the event will go through. But if the situation allows it, the event might be one of the first 'reuniting' the Dutch biotech community.

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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

Gent ICC, Ghent, Belgium

Don’t miss the 2020 edition on 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 attending 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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