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Mark Einerhand

Mark Einerhand

  • European and Dutch Patent Attorney
“In the end it's all about the value that the patent adds to the product.”
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.”
Myrthe Pardoen

Myrthe Pardoen

  • Benelux Trademark and Design Attorney
“A strong trademark contributes to a good corporate image and is an important connecting factor towards the client. Maintaining an effective IP strategy is essential in this respect.”
Eline van Kappel

Eline van Kappel

  • Dutch Patent Attorney
“Protection of innovations ensures the continuation of research and development.”
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.”
Marlon Blood

Marlon Blood

  • European Patent Attorney
“Different parts of patent law seem to a certain extent to conflict. I enjoy exploring the fault lines that such conflicts create. I am mindful of such fault lines when obtaining patents for my clients and strive to exploit them when defending my clients.”
Rutger Timmer

Rutger Timmer

  • European and Dutch Patent Attorney
“Finding the essence of the invention and expanding its context maximizes the intellectual property value.”
Sjoerd Postma

Sjoerd Postma

  • European and Dutch Patent Attorney
“Having ideas worthy of protection is not restricted to big companies or geniuses like Einstein. Anyone can be an inventor!”
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.”
Martijn Timmermans

Martijn Timmermans

  • European and Dutch Patent Attorney
“Together, we can explore where IP fits into your business model best.”

News

European trademark protection for “Oktoberfest”

Although Oktoberfest has been canceled for the second year in a row due to the pandemic, the world-famous event in Munich has nevertheless made newspaper headlines.

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Promotion Alexander van Loon

We are very pleased to announce that as of 1 January 2022, European and Dutch patent attorney Alexander van Loon has been appointed Senior Associate. Alexander has been working at V.O. since 2015.

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Individual accreditations by MIP

After IP Stars, the annual guide from Managing IP (MIP), already recognized our Dutch and Belgian patent practices as ‘Tier 1’ and ‘Tier 2’ Patent Prosecution Firms, respectively, individual distinctions of ‘IP Star 2021’ were awarded in the Fall to Bettina Hermann, Leo Jessen, Bernard Ledeboer, Marco Molling, Otto Oudshoorn and Herman Witmans.

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Events

NWO Physics@Veldhoven 2022

Theme of the 2022 edition is Physics Connects. Due to the current corona measures, the upcoming edition of NWO Physics@Veldhoven will take place fully online.

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Business Days Twente 2022

University of Twente, Drienerlolaan, Enschede, Netherlands

Business Days Twente 2022  consists of a series of events aimed at creating and improving contacts between students, post-graduates and alumni on one side, and potential employers on the other.

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EPO Tech Day 2022: Technologies of Transformation

Tech Day is an annual celebration of innovation, learning and collaboration that takes place at the European Patent Office (EPO). Primarily an internal event until now, Tech Day brings together teams of experts from across the Office to explore a technological theme of special significance.

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