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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)


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


  • English
  • Dutch

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