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Michiel van Rooij

Patent attorney

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Michiel van Rooij

  • Engineering
  • European Patent Attorney
  • Dutch Patent Attorney
  • Partner

Michiel van Rooij joined V.O. in 1999 after he had studied semiconductor nanotechnology at the department of Applied Physics at Delft University of Technology.

More information about Michiel

He gained wide experience in drafting and defending patent applications in fields ranging from applied physics, food processing and mechanical engineering to information technology. Michiel has successfully defended his clients’ rights in numerous patent litigation and opposition proceedings.

Michiel’s efficient, expeditious way of working has been commended by his clients, ranging from small businesses to multinationals.

Michiel is a member of the Board of The Netherlands Institute of Patent Attorneys (Orde van Octrooigemachtigden).

Working experience

  • Patent Attorney, V.O. (1999-present)

Education

  • MSc in Physics, Delft University of Technology (1999), Major in semiconductor nanophysics

Languages

  • English
  • Dutch

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WJA Munich Conference

Courtyard by Marriott München Ost, Orleansstraße, München, Duitsland

On 3 and 4 May, the WJA Munich Conference will take place in Munich city center. During this two-day event, lawyers, judges, attorneys, students, and professionals from around the world will discuss a variety of IP topics. More about this event

Knowledge for Growth

Gent ICC, Ghent, Belgium

Don’t miss the 2018 edition on May 17th and capture the attention of 1,300 high-level life sciences actors from about 550 companies & organisations! The cream of the European life sciences community will be attending the 14th edition of flanders.bio’s annual knowledge for growth business conference, attracting decision makers from biotech, pharma and medtech as well as investors, universities, topnotch research institutes, policymakers and competence providers. More about this event

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