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Optimally capitalize on your innovation. Activate your ideas.

Bernard Ledeboer

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.”
Claudia Meindel

Claudia Meindel

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

Otto Oudshoorn

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

Leo Jessen

  • European Patent Attorney
  • Dutch Patent Attorney
“Creative thinking is the key to all innovation.”
Jan Willem ten Dam

Jan Willem ten Dam

  • European Patent Attorney
  • Dutch Patent Attorney
“Drafting and amending patent claims are like solving a puzzle; finding a solution may be easy, the problem is how to find the most effective solution. ”
Herman Witmans

Herman Witmans

  • European Patent Attorney
  • Dutch Patent Attorney
“A broad perspective and creativity as well as a keen eye for detail are needed for obtaining the best IP-protection.”
Saskia van Doorn

Saskia van Doorn

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

Maaike Witteman

  • European and Benelux Trademark and Design Attorney
“Optimally capitalize on your innovation. Activate your ideas.”
Huub Maas

Huub Maas

  • European Patent Attorney
  • Dutch Patent Attorney
“The best scope of protection evolves from a close cooperation and mutual understanding between the client and the patent attorney.”
Rutger Timmer

Rutger Timmer

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

News

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. Continue reading

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. Continue reading

Winner of MIP Award and WTR1000 recommendation

V.O is once again the proud winner of the 2019 Netherlands Firm of the Year Award conferred by Managing Intellectual Property. Continue reading

Events

BIO 2019

Pennsylvania Convention Center, Arch Street, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States

The BIO International Convention (BIO) attracts 16,000+ biotechnology and pharma leaders who come together for one week of intensive networking to discover new opportunities and promising partnerships. More about this event

Open house at Liège Science Park

Rue Bois Saint-Jean 29, Ougrée 4102 Seraing, Belgique

Recently we have settled in the Liège Science Park in Belgium. On this occasion, we are happy to invite you to our open house and meet you during drinks and an ice cream around 3pm. If you are not available on June 13, do not hesitate to come another day. In this case, please make an appointment via info@vo.eu. Hope to meet you! More about this event

IPBC Global 2019

The Westin Boston Waterfront, Summer Street, Boston, Massachusetts, Verenigde Staten

IPBC Global is an annual event hosted in the summer. The 2019 will take place in Boston from 16 to 18 June 2019. More about this event