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Bernard Ledeboer

Bernard Ledeboer

  • European and Dutch Patent Attorney
“Simple ideas are often the best inventions, but are the most difficult to protect. I enjoy the challenge of safeguarding those inventions.”
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.”
Alexander van Loon

Alexander van Loon

  • European and Dutch Patent Attorney
“Everyone’s knowledge is unique and therefore potentially valuable.”
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.”
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.”
Saskia van Doorn

Saskia van Doorn

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

Tamara Elmore

  • European and Dutch Patent Attorney
  • United States Patent Agent
“Patents can work for or against you. Creating your own patent portfolio, while mitigating the risks of your competitors’ IP rights, is essential for success in today’s technology-based economy.”
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.”
Isabelle Surdej

Isabelle Surdej

  • European Patent Attorney
“Optimally capitalize on your innovation. Activate your ideas.”

News

COVID-19: statutory patent terms can’t simply be adjusted for no reason

The government measures to combat COVID-19 not only affect business operations but they could also impact you as a patent applicant or patent holder.

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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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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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