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Marco Molling

Patent attorney

“IP rights are means, not an end.”
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Marco Molling

  • Chemistry
  • European Patent Attorney
  • Dutch Patent Attorney
  • Belgian Patent Attorney
  • Partner

Marco had worked for five years for a small company specialised in laboratory equipment, before joining V.O. in 2000. In this company he was involved in product development, international marketing and project management. This experience helps in staying empathic towards SMEs and their specific challenges, although he also serves the interests of scientific institutes and multinationals.

More information about Marco

Marco’s IP expertise lies in the general field of chemical patents, with an emphasis on food technology, process technology and industrial biotechnology. Further, he is particularly interested in the fields where chemistry and other disciplines meet, e.g. medical technology and laboratory technology. The main focus of his work is on drafting patent applications, prosecution in various jurisdictions, European oppositions and – occasionally – litigation.

Working experience

  • Patent Attorney, V.O. (2000-present)Product specialist, application scientist, product development manager, Prince Technologies/Helena BioSciences (1995-2000)


  • MSc in Chemical Technology, Eindhoven University of Technology (1994)


  • Chemical engineering and food technology are strong suits for high-flier Marco Molling, who can unerringly acquire protection for difficult-to-patent inventions (IAM Patent 1000, 2017).
  • Marco Molling successfully defends the interests of clients before the EPO – he is always proactive and communicative, which ensures his strategy aligns with arguments in parallel litigations (IAM Patent 1000, 2015).


  • English
  • Dutch
  • German

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