21 patent attorneys
Patent filing: Adient Aerospace, Autonomous Medical Devices, Boeing, Corning Inc., Drylock, Illumina, Littelfuse, Samsung Electronics, Skylux (all public knowledge).
Amsterdam, The Hague, Breda, Enschede, Eindhoven, Leeuwarden, Nijmegen
17 patent attorneys (one of whom is dual qualified as a lawyer)
Patent filing and oppositions: Inalfa Roof Systems, Mylaps, Nouryon Chemicals, OuTech, Purac Biochem, Signify. Patent filing: ABN Amro, Damen 40, Fast & Fluid Management, NLC Healthcare, Koninklijke Gazelle, KPN, Plantics, Promaton Holding, Qu&Co, Shin-Etsu Chemical, Unilin, Universities of Amsterdam, Arnheim, Delft and Maastricht (all public knowledge).
Amsterdam, Arnheim, Eindhoven
23 patent attorneys
Patent filing and oppositions: Furanix Technologies. Patent filing: Armada Group, Flamco, Heerema Marine, Itrec, Vale, Voltea, ZTE, Shanghai Institutes for Biological Sciences, Technical University of Delft (all public knowledge).
Rijswijk, Amsterdam, Utrecht
10 patent attorneys
Patent filing and oppositions: Fine Agrochemicals, Groasis, Hologic, Lely, Metadynea, Mourik, N&P Recycling, Pinlock, Seaborough, Simplot, Tessenderlo, Vivi; patent filing: Ceva Santé Animale, Duracell, DSM Nutrition, Gillette, Hologic, Nagravision, Procter & Gamble (public knowledge).
8 patent attorneys
Patent filing for Aichi Corp., Champion Link, Crypto Lab, Haier group, I4F Licensing, KCC Corporation, Radie, The Antenna Company, Tocal Meditech (all public knowledge).
47 patent attorneys
Heineken (opponent) in EPO opposition against brewing technology and patents on non-alcoholic beers at AB Inbev; Solaytec (opponent) against Hanwha-Q-Cells in EPO opposition over solar technology; Avebe (defendant) in EPO opposition regarding patent over potato proteins; Nutricia against Nestlé and Fresenius Kabi over patent for medical food for treatment of disorders involving muscle decline; Jacobs Douwe Egberts in EPO oppositions regarding coffee brewing technology; Janssen in EPO oppositions regarding drugs; Stamicarbon in EPO opposition regarding various technologies such as for reducing ammonia emissions. Patent filing and oppositions: Comcast Cable Communications, Prolynx, Dynamic Logic; patent filing: Dow Global Technologies, DSM, Hitachi, Koninklijke Douwe Egberts, Neopost Technologies, Shin-Etsu Chemical, Solaredge, TNO (all public knowledge).
The Hague, Amsterdam, Utrecht, Arnhem, Eindhoven, Groningen
This ranking depicts the most important Dutch patent firms according to their reputation in the eight most important fields of technology in patent filing. It includes information on their most significant clients, offices and team size. Clients have been sourced from either the law firm or the EPO register. Practice strength refers to only Dutch and European patent attorneys working on patent filings and oppositions. The selection of law firms reflects the research of the editorial staff at JUVE Patent and is based on interviews with clients, lawyers and academics worldwide. It remains a subjective view and implies no disparagement of any firm not mentioned here but which is nevertheless active in these fields. The firms are alphabetically listed. To find out more about our rankings and research criteria please here and here.