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Bart Jan Niestadt

Bart Jan Niestadt

  • Hightech & Electronics
  • European, Dutch and 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.

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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)

Education

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

Publications

  • 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.

Languages

  • English
  • Dutch

News

Recommended by JUVE Patent

In May 2020, V.O. was recommended by JUVE Patent in the categories Patent Filing and Prosecution. Listed as recommended individuals are Marco Box, Leo Jessen, Bernard Ledeboer, Otto Oudshoorn and Jetze Beeksma.Continue reading

Two prizes for V.O.

This January, the Netherlands’ office of V.O. was crowned the best patent firm of 2019. This selection as the ‘Netherlands Patent Attorney Firm of the Year’ was announced by the Intellectual Asset Management (IAM) and World Trademark Review (WTR).Continue reading

The utility model – a rapid alternative to a patent

A patent application is often the solution for anyone who wishes to officially attach exclusive rights to intellectual property. However, there are alternatives. For instance, in the German market, companies can also choose to protect industrial inventions using a ‘utility model’.Continue reading

Events

Knowledge for Growth 2020

Gent ICC, Ghent, Belgium

Don’t miss the 2020 edition on 10 September and capture the attention of 1,200 high-level life sciences actors from about 550 companies & organisations! The cream of the European life sciences community will be attending the 16th edition of flanders.bio’s annual knowledge for growth business conference, attracting decision makers from biotech, pharma and medtech as well as investors, universities, topnotch research institutes, policymakers and competence providers. Continue reading

IP World Summit 2020

Hilton London Syon Park, Park Road, Isleworth, Brentford, UK

IP World provides the opportunity to network with senior IP professionals from across the Globe, and from global corporates across the high tech, telecoms, software, pharmaceutical, retail, FMCG, online and oil & gas industries. Continue reading

Sustainable Plastics & Materials Expo 2020

ATLAS Theater, Raadhuisplein 100, Emmen, Netherlands

The first edition of the Sustainable Plastics & Materials Expo 2020 will take place in Chemical Cluster Emmen in the Netherlands. Continue reading