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.
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.