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Tech starters

High-tech and biotech start-up companies often live or die by the choices that they make in relation to their IP. When, as a start-up, you properly manage your IP and fully exploit your IP position, your chances of thriving in the highly competitive markets will increase. Understanding this reality, we pay special attention to helping start-ups to reach their goals.

Guide through the maze

We make a real difference. As a full-service IP firm, we guide you through the maze of dos and don’ts. Together with you we develop your IP position and make sure that it is in alignment with your overall business strategy.

Shared background

Our attorneys have extensive experience in working with high-tech and biotech start-ups. In many cases, we share a background in start-ups or have worked in the industry. We are familiar with the specific problems and challenges that you encounter. That helps us to maximize the value of your Intellectual Property.

Building a sound IP portfolio

We provide the IP service that you need for building up a sound IP portfolio and for managing it successfully. This means involving you for those aspects of IP that are particularly relevant to you and shielding you from the burden of patent/legal formalities.

 

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Frits Michiels

Frits Michiels

  • European and Dutch Patent Attorney
  • Senior Associate
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News

Can you keep a secret?

Every business has trade secrets. They represent a value, and their theft or misuse could have disastrous consequences for your turnover, competitive advantage and reputation. It is therefore imperative to protect your secrets, for example by really keeping them secret.Continue reading

Awards and rankings

May and June see the publication of the annual results of comparable examinations carried out by various authoritative international IP guides and trade magazines. V.O. is extremely proud to have attained several good rankings and awards.Continue reading

TU/e Contest     

Column by Robert-Jan Smits Chair of the Executive Board of Eindhoven University of TechnologyContinue reading

Events

Dutch Life Sciences Conference 2020

CORPUS Congress Centre, Willem Einthovenstraat 1, 2342 BH Oegstgeest, The Netherlands

The foremost life sciences business network event in the Netherlands. With more than 450 life sciences companies the Dutch Life Sciences sector has doubled in size during the last decades. Continue reading

Food Technology 2021

Brabanthallen 's-Hertogenbosch, Diezekade, 's-Hertogenbosch, Netherlands

What will the food system of the future look like? What role does technology play in this? Will artificial intelligence control all processes in the factory to control them based on live data and guarantee the very best quality? Continue reading