Founded in 1916
The Hague (NL)
The Hague (Global)
170 (NL)
200 (Global)

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Biomedical engineering Chemical engineering Chemistry Industrial engineering & management Life, science & technology Mathematics Medical biology Physics Technology and operations management


Engineering Health

Company info

V.O. Patents & Trademarks is one of the larger Intellectual Property service providers in Europe. More than 60 patent and trademark attorneys support clients worldwide to maximize the value of their IP. We have wide expertise and many years of experience in Chemistry, Life Sciences, Engineering and Hightech & Electronics. We are praised as a center of excellence in Intellectual Asset Magazine and listed as a leading European patent law firm by Financial Times.

Powerhouse of Experts
We represent our clients directly before the European Patent Office (EPO), the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO), and the Dutch, German and Belgian national patent offices.

Leading in Europe
Rooted in Dutch entrepreneurial attitude, the firm has achieved, over the years, consistent growth which has led to an expansion of its work force and its network of offices. Besides the six offices in The Netherlands, we also have offices in Munich (Germany), Leuven and Liège (Belgium). Today, V.O. stands as a truly European firm.

Longstanding client relations
Our firm fosters long-term relationships with an extensive national and international client-base, covering many fields in the industry, from multinationals to start-ups and small and medium-sized companies. Among our clients are universities and research institutions. V.O. also regularly works with numerous law firms and patent attorneys worldwide in litigation.

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Speed date

Business Expo March 10

Beta Business Days, EQUANS, Demcon, Stedin, ProRail, ORTEC, B&S, YER, Wetsus, Magnus, Eurofins, Benchmark, Gasunie, BASF 3DPS, BASF Nederland B.V. Resins & Additives, Tata Steel, ICD, V.O., LIFE Cooperative, PwC March 10 - 14:30