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Bart Jan Niestadt

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Bart Jan Niestadt

  • Software / ICT
  • European Patent Attorney
  • Dutch Patent Attorney
  • Belgian Patent Attorney
  • Senior Associate

Bart Jan Niestadt has been active as patent attorney from 2001 onwards. Before that, he had worked several years in the telecommunications industry, amongst others on network optimization and enhancements to network infrastructure, for BT-Infonet and Verizon Communications.

Bart Jan completed his studies of Applied Physics at Eindhoven University of Technology in 1997. His studies included an internship at ArizonaStateUniversity and a research project at Shell laboratories (SRTCA) in Amsterdam.

More information about Bart Jan

Throughout his career, Bart Jan has gained experience in litigation and opposition proceedings, and he is involved in a number of pending infringement cases in the telecommunications industry. In addition, he has a broad experience in preparing and prosecuting applications for small and large-sized enterprises in a wide range of technologies, and has developed commercial skills through a number of commercial activities and responsibilities over the years.

Working experience

  • Patent Attorney, V.O. (2011-present)
  • Patent Attorney, AOMB (2001-2011), head of Sittard office, AOMB (2009-2011)
  • Interxion (2001)
  • Verizon Communications (formerly: MCI-Worldcom) (2000-2001)
  • BT-Infonet (formerly: AT&T-Unisource) (1997-1999)


  • MSc in Applied Physics, Eindhoven University of Technology (1997)


  • B.J. Niestadt: Twophase Flow in Cracking Furnaces. Residence Time in Annular Dispersed Flow and Bubble Detachment in Turbulent Flow, Eindhoven University of Technology, December 17, 1997.
  • H.J.S. Fernando, P. Peeters, A. Robles, and B. Niestadt: Laboratory Modeling of Microbursts, 1st AIAA Theoretical Fluid Mechanics Meeting, June 17-20, 1996, New Orleans, AIAA Paper 96-2149.


  • English
  • Dutch

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