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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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Henri van Kalkeren

Henri van Kalkeren

  • European and Dutch Patent Attorney
  • Senior Associate
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What you need to know about UPC lawsuits

The Unified Patent Court (UPC) will soon be operational. This pan-European patent court is expected to open its doors in the first quarter of 2023. From then on, it will also be possible to validate European patents upon grant as a “unitary patent” with protection for 17 participating EU countries at the same time.Continue reading

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Bernard Ledeboer appointed as judge to the Unified Patent Court

On 19 October 2022, 85 judges were appointed to the Unified Patent Court (UPC). Starting 1 April 2023, this new court will decide on litigation procedures in both European patents and unitary patents, in 17 European countries. V.O. is pleased to announce that patent attorney and partner Bernard Ledeboer is appointed as part time technically […]Continue reading

Recommended by JUVE Patent

In late September, V.O. received a ‘recommendation’ from JUVE Patent in the Patent Filing and Litigation: Patent Attorneys categories for the second year in a row. Mentioned as ‘recommended individuals’ are Jetze Beeksma, Marco Box, Leo Jessen, Martin Klok, Bernard Ledeboer and Otto Oudshoorn.Continue reading