- European Patent Attorney
- Dutch Patent Attorney
Harrie Marsman started working at V.O. in 1989. Before joining V.O. he studied chemistry at Radboud University Nijmegen.
His specialisms are polymer chemistry, food technology, (bio)physical chemistry and inorganic chemistry. Harrie has also gained particular expertise in the formal aspects of the Patent Cooperation Treaty (PCT) and the European Patent Convention,and has considerable experience in dealing with oppositions and attending oral hearings before the European Patent Office. Harrie has experience in patent cases before the court in The Hague.
As a tutor, Harrie assists trainees in the preparation for the European qualification examination (CEIPI). He is also senior lecturer Practical Skills Chemistry for the Dutch qualification examination.
Since July 2007, Harrie has been the financial director of V.O. and is responsible for coordinating the training of the trainees and junior associates. He is member of the board of directors of V.O.