Johannes van Melle started his career as a patent attorney in 1998 after having worked in an internet startup. As a physicist, Johannes has a broad focus on all aspects of high tech, in particular informatics and semiconductors, optics, fluid systems and mechatronics.
Since the start of the office on the High Tech Campus Eindhoven in 2006, Johannes’ focus has been on research and startup companies. As such he has worked through the cycle of many startups and spinouts and familiarized himself with their specific IP needs for professionalizing their business.
Johannes has been involved in a number of infringement cases, typically related to memory management, semiconductor layout and set top box technology.
Johannes is editor in chief of the V.O. newsletter IP Leads and head of the Eindhoven office of V.O.