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Annemie Swinnen

Annemie Swinnen

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

Adriaan Seerden

  • European and Dutch Patent Attorney
“Far and away the best prize that life has to offer is the chance to work hard at work worth doing. (Theodore Roosevelt)”
Mandy Roos

Mandy Roos

  • Patent data specialist
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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.”
Ernst van Knobelsdorff

Ernst van Knobelsdorff

  • Attorney-at-Law
“ It is in self-limitation that a master first shows himself. (Goethe)”
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.”
Maaike Witteman

Maaike Witteman

  • European and Benelux Trademark and Design Attorney
“IP is a means and not an end in itself, I like to use this means for concrete goals and active strategies in which the IP portfolio can be used to the maximum.”
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.”
Henri van Kalkeren

Henri van Kalkeren

  • European and Dutch Patent Attorney
“The prospering of technical innovation goes beyond the conception of a great idea.”
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.”

News

SPYKE develops cup that detects GHB

Innovations in the field of synthetic biology have many applications. For example, a TU-Delft student team, SPYKE, is working on an invention that can detect GHB drug in drinks. The team is doing this as part of the annual, international iGEM competition. V.O. is sponsoring this team: with advice and help with the patent application.

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Bernard Ledeboer appointed as judge to the Unified Patent Court

On 19 October 2022, 85 judges were appointed to the Unified Patent Court (UPC). Starting 1 April 2023, this new court will decide on litigation procedures in both European patents and unitary patents, in 17 European countries. V.O. is pleased to announce that patent attorney and partner Bernard Ledeboer is appointed as part time technically qualified judge.

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Recommended by JUVE Patent

In late September, V.O. received a 'recommendation' from JUVE Patent in the Patent Filing and Litigation: Patent Attorneys categories for the second year in a row. Mentioned as 'recommended individuals' are Jetze Beeksma, Marco Box, Leo Jessen, Martin Klok, Bernard Ledeboer and Otto Oudshoorn.

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