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Optimally capitalize on your innovation. Activate your ideas.

Adriaan Seerden

  • European Patent Attorney
  • 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)”
Wezenbeek, Bart van

Bart van Wezenbeek

  • European Patent Attorney
  • Dutch Patent Attorney
“We use our knowledge and experience to optimize your IP position.”

Cees Jansen

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

Bernard Ledeboer

  • European Patent Attorney
  • 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.”

Noëlle Wolfs

  • European and Benelux Trademark and Design Attorney
“What particularly inspires me in this field is to combine my skills with the clients' needs and to see my clients' companies benefit from their intellectual property strategy.”

Harrie Marsman

  • European Patent Attorney
  • Dutch Patent Attorney
“Even in doing your day-to-day job, you are likely to invent.”
Klok, Martin

Martin Klok

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

Eva Eulaers

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

Alexander van Loon

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

Marijke Westra

  • European Patent Attorney
  • Dutch Patent Attorney
“My aim is to guide the client, so he understands how IPR strategy can contribute to his objectives and needs.”


Platform Formalities Officers increases level of administration

In various European countries, there is a great deal of enthusiasm about the approach and method of the Platform Formalities Officers (PFO). In less than ten years, the PFO has developed into a respected platform. High time to find out a bit more about it. Ronald van Egmond, PFO board member and business support senior advisor at V.O., answers five questions. Continue reading

United Kingdom approves Unified Patent Court

The UK has given its final approval of the new Unified Patent Court (UPC) and the new Unitary Patent on 26 April 2018. Continue reading

Registering a trademark: can you do that yourself, too?

You come up with a name for your new company or you launch a brand with a new name. Of course, you don’t want a competitor, anywhere in the world, to start using the same name. Trademark registration is the logical step. But do you do it yourself or do you bring in an expert? Three different parties explain. Continue reading


Presentation on Patents, medicines & innovation

Rechtbank Den Haag, Prins Clauslaan, Den Haag

These days, patents are a sensitive point of discussion. Those who are in favor claim that patents promote innovation and that intellectual property is a human right, whereas those who are against patents claim that patents in fact slow down innovation and even cost lives. This discussion is conducted at many fronts, not in the least place within the context of pharmaceutical patents. But what are patents exactly and what is their use? More about this event

Amsterdam Science & Innovation Award (AMSIA) 2018

Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, De Boelelaan 1105, Amsterdam

The Amsterdam Science & Innovation Award is the Amsterdam competition for innovative ideas with a societal and/or commercial impact, organized by IXA. It is an annual competition for the best applicable innovation resulting from Amsterdam research. More about this event