Jasper Groot Koerkamp started his career in the patent profession in 2001. Prior to that, he worked with Philips Semiconductors, which matched closely with his Master thesis. As in-house IP counsel in the electronics industry, Jasper worked in a broad field. He specialised in strategic patent management, with an emphasis on mergers and acquisitions and licensing terms and conditions related to standardisation.
The last four years as in-house counsel, he worked in France, where he was closely involved in joint development projects with French R&D institutes.
As patent attorney in private practice, Jasper enjoys sharing his experience from industry with his clients, including startups, research institutes and small and midsized enterprises, in various fields of technology. He has a broad practice, in which he guides clients from drafting and filing of patent applications to grant and beyond, to benefit optimally from patents. He also supports clients in contentious matter, inside and outside the courtroom.
With his experience in mergers and acquisitions, Jasper regularly supports other specialists in the M&A field with strategic advice and due diligence with respect to patent rights.