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Midsized companies are a driving force for innovation. In fact, some of the greatest inventions were made by midcorporates. However, often the expertise to protect these inventions is not available in-house. This is where we come in. With our hands-on knowledge and experience, you are able to obtain protection for your inventions and make them a valuable asset for your company.

Great number of midcorporate clients

Amongst our clients are a great number of midcorporates. We handle any of the IP issues that you may encounter. For example, we draft your patent applications, defend your patents or assert your patents against 3rd parties that may be using your inventions. We help you to build up a balanced portfolio and manage it successfully, so that the value of your Intellectual Property is maximized.

All relevant expertise for your business

With more than 60 attorneys we cover a broad field of specialisms and sectors. This ensures that you will work with an attorney that has knowledge and experience that is relevant to your business. Our offices are located in regions that are centres of innovation throughout the Netherlands, Belgium and Germany, so we’re always close to you. With a well developed network of patent agencies worldwide, we can ensure the best form of protection worldwide.

Dedicated team

A dedicated team of patent attorneys is at your disposal to provide the services that are needed by companies like yours. With this team, we always strive to find new ways to maximize the value of your innovations and achieve a balance between costs and potential revenues.

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Otto Oudshoorn

Otto Oudshoorn

  • European and Dutch Patent Attorney
  • Partner
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News

The lithium-ion battery

It is impossible to imagine our daily life without this invention, which was awarded the Nobel Prize for Chemistry in 2019, and developed by a Brit, an American and a Japanese. The lithium-ion battery is used everywhere, from laptops, cell phones to electric bicycles and cars.Continue reading

Well-prepared for the future

Column by Cees Jansen, former chairman V.O. After 26 years, I have left V.O. I was chairman for the last 12 years, a task that I have passed on to Herman Witmans. This is a good moment to look back.Continue reading

Recommended by JUVE Patent

In May 2020, V.O. was recommended by JUVE Patent in the categories Patent Filing and Prosecution. Listed as recommended individuals are Marco Box, Leo Jessen, Bernard Ledeboer, Otto Oudshoorn and Jetze Beeksma.Continue reading

Events

Knowledge for Growth 2020

Don’t miss the 2020 digital edition on 9 and 10 September and capture the attention of 1,200 high-level life sciences actors from about 550 companies & organisations! The cream of the European life sciences community will be participating in the 16th 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. Continue reading

Sustainable Plastics & Materials Expo 2020

ATLAS Theater, Raadhuisplein 100, Emmen, Netherlands

The first edition of the Sustainable Plastics & Materials Expo 2020 will take place in Chemical Cluster Emmen in the Netherlands. Continue reading

IP Service World 2020

Holiday Inn Munich - City Centre, Hochstraße, München, Germany

Europe’s largest IP Convention & Trade Fair, the IP Service World, is a very unique event. It is the perfect mixture of a comprehensive trade fair and a top-class convention with contributions from leading experts. Continue reading