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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. As such, JUVE Patent recommended V.O. in the categories of Patent Filing and Prosecution. Furthermore, Marco Box, Leo Jessen, Bernard Ledeboer, Otto Oudshoorn and Jetze Beeksma were named as “recommended individuals”.

Managing IP has acknowledged our Dutch patent practice as a “Tier 1 Patent Prosecution Firm” and has awarded individual distinctions as IP Stars to Bettina Hermann, Leo Jessen, Bernard Ledeboer, Otto Oudshoorn and Herman Witmans. For its trademark practice, V.O. is recognized as a “Tier 2 Trademark Prosecution Firm” in both the Netherlands as well as Belgium.

Furthermore, V.O. was awarded a silver ranking in Europe’s Leading Patent Law Firms 2020 rankings, drawn up by the Financial Times, in the category of Chemistry & Pharmaceuticals and a bronze ranking in the categories of Mechanical Engineering and Biotechnology & Food.

See also our Awards page

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