V.O. was established in The Hague in 1916. We now have nine offices in the Netherlands, Belgium and Germany and we have grown into a large and experienced service provider in the field of patents, trademarks and designs.
Specialised and motivated
The extremely varied educations and backgrounds of our employees are hallmarks of our organisation. This can be seen in both the patent attorneys and the support staff. Together we offer wide-ranging expertise and years of experience in the Chemistry, Life Sciences, Engineering en Hightech & Electronics sectors. What unites us is the motivation to do our best for the client and to contribute to a pleasant working environment.
Development and traineeship
V.O. offers its employees a wide range of training opportunities. This enables our employees to continue developing and means our clients can continue to rely on the best service. Our patent attorney training programme is unique to our organisation. This traineeship offers intensive on-the-job training combined with a number of internal and external courses. By doing this you can become a European patent attorney in four years. You can find more about our traineeship in the video below.
Become a patent attorney
As a patent attorney at V.O., you will work with top companies in Chemistry, Life Sciences, Engineering and High Tech & Electronics on the innovations of the future. Thanks to your technical background and the legal and strategic knowledge you acquire during your training, you help companies to make the best possible use of their intellectual property. At the same time, you will be working on your own future. In four years you will become an official Dutch and European patent attorney and gain practical experience as a patent attorney at one of the largest patent offices in Europe. Visit the Dutch website about our program and read how you become a patent attorney in four years while working.