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  • Engineering

  • Hightech & Electronics

  • Life Sciences

  • Trademarks & Designs

  • Chemistry

  • Engineering

  • Hightech & Electronics

  • Life Sciences

  • Trademarks & Designs

  • Chemistry

  • Engineering

  • Hightech & Electronics

  • Life Sciences

  • Trademarks & Designs

Cees Jansen

Cees Jansen

  • European Patent Attorney
  • Dutch Patent Attorney
“Do not give up before you have achieved your objectives.”
Claudia Meindel

Claudia Meindel

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

Annemie Jaeken

  • European Patent Attorney
  • Dutch Patent Attorney
  • Belgian Patent Attorney
“IP strategy and business strategy go hand in hand.”
Johannes van Melle

Johannes van Melle

  • European Patent Attorney
  • Dutch Patent Attorney
“It is my working experience through the cycle of many startups that has taught me the value of IP.”
Peter de Lange

Peter de Lange

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

Annemiek Tepper

  • European Patent Attorney
  • Dutch Patent Attorney
“The best results are obtained when there is an exchange of creative thinking between the patent attorney and the client. I truly enjoy achieving and maintaining such synergy.”
Henri van Kalkeren

Henri van Kalkeren

  • European Patent Attorney
  • Dutch Patent Attorney
“Optimally capitalize on your innovation. Activate your ideas.”
Saskia van Doorn

Saskia van Doorn

  • European Patent Attorney
  • Dutch Patent Attorney
“IP is the driving force behind R&D.”
Otto Oudshoorn

Otto Oudshoorn

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

Lars de Haas

  • European Patent Attorney
  • Dutch Patent Attorney
“The legal maze of patent law can be pretty hard to understand. I find it my role to make it easier to help you find your way through this maze.”

News

Food fight: ‘BIG MAC’ EU trademark (provisionally) revoked

The European Intellectual Property Office (EUIPO) recently revoked the ‘BIG MAC’ EU trademark of fast-food chain, McDonald’s. According to the EUIPO, the name of the hamburger that is known across the world was not sufficiently demonstrated to be used in the European Union. At first glance, it appears an unusual decision.

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Column – Intellectual property in the interest of patients

Deploying artificial intelligence to identify the risks of heart conditions even earlier. Using nano-techniques, medicines can be administered exactly where they are needed, while the patient is still lying in the ambulance.

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V.O Promotions

Annemie Jaeken (Leuven office) and Huub Maas (Utrecht office) have been appointed as partners, and Marlon Blood (Munich office), Martin Klok (The Hague office) and Rutger Timmer (Eindhoven office) are now Senior Associates.

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Events

2019 AIPPI World Congress – London

Queen Elizabeth II Centre, Broad Sanctuary, Londen, Verenigd Koninkrijk

Annual World Congress of the AIPPI (Association Internationale pour la Protection de la Propriété Intellectuelle).

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European Patent Seminar

Hotel Excelsior München, Schützenstraße, Munich, Germany

Know the latest ins-and-outs concerning examination, opposition and appeal proceedings before the EPO. Be updated on the unitary patent and the unified patent court. Anyone wishing to increase his or her working knowledge of procedures for European patents, German utility models or designs as for instance strategic complements or alternatives to patents, should register now for the fourth edition of V.O.’s IP seminar in Munich!

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Product case game: Heineken THE SUB

V.O. Patents & Trademarks, Winthontlaan 6/G, Utrecht, Netherlands

Exclusively for for all students who have participated in the TU/e Contest, WUR Challenge, TU Delft Contest and UT Challenge we organize a special product case game. Make a deep dive into the innovative world of home draught beer with Heineken’s THE SUB. Via this game you will gain insight into the role of Intellectual Property during the development of this stunning device. Win the game and THE SUB is yours!

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