25 patent attorneys
Patent filing: Additive Industries, BE Aerospace, Engie, Ericsson, Koito Manufacturing, Lumicks, Marel Group, Nrcadia, Nexperia, Oncode, OncoSignal, Prysmian, Philips Group, Rockwell Collins, Sabic, Signify, Tespra, technical universities of Eindhoven and Delft, University of Maastricht, Vanderlande, VDL Group (some public knowledge).
Eindhoven, Arnhem, Rijswijk, Maastricht, Utrecht
28 patent attorneys
Patent filing: Ampleon, Boeing, Corning, Drylock, llumina, Kawasaki, Littelfuse, Nikon, Rijk Zwaan, Samsung Electronics, Schreder. Oppositions: Kawasaki (defendant) against Thyssenkrupp and IKN in EPO oppositions over cooling systems for construction machinery; Ferring (opponent) in EPO opposition against Serenity Pharma’s patent for blood-pressure-lowering drug desmopressin (all public knowledge).
Amsterdam, The Hague, Breda, Enschede, Eindhoven, Leeuwarden, Nijmegen
16 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, Aspen, Damen 40, Fast & Fluid Management, NLC Healthcare, Koninklijke Gazelle, KPN, Lead Pharma, Plantics, Promaton Holding, Qu&Co, Pascal, QuTech, Qilimanjaro, Shin-Etsu Chemical, Unilin, universities of Amsterdam, Arnheim, Delft and Maastricht (all public knowledge).
Amsterdam, Arnheim, Eindhoven
27 patent attorneys
Patent filing and oppositions: Furanix Technologies. Patent filing: Fischer Outdoor, Flamco, Heerema Marine, Itrec, Vale, Voltea, Shanghai Institutes for Biological Sciences, Technical University of Delft (all public knowledge).
Rijswijk, Amsterdam, Utrecht, Sittard, Turnhout
10 patent attorneys
Patent filing and oppositions: Hologic, Pinlock, Mourik, Vivi BV Ingredion, Simplot, Tessenderlo, N&P Recycling, Fine Agrochemicals, Allnex Resins, Prefere Resins, Metadynea, Groasis BV, Ingredion Incorporated, Seaborough, Nagra Kudelski Group, Lely, DSM Nutritional Products.
51 patent attorneys
Patent filing and oppositions: N.V. Nutricia/Danone and Samsung Electronics. Patent filing: Allergan, Apollo Intelligent Driving Technology, Baidu, Carbon Upcycling Technologies, Delta Electronics, Essity, New Amsterdam Pharma, Novo Nordisk, Protix, Sapreme, TNO, Vero Duco, Volvo (all public knowledge).
The Hague, Amsterdam, Eindhoven, Ede
7 patent attorneys
Patent filing for Aichi Corp., Champion Link, East End Medical, Haier group, Hyet Holding, I4F Licensing, Nio Technology, Radie, The Antenna Company, Vanmoof (all public knowledge).
46 patent attorneys
Patent filing and oppositions: Comcast Cable Communications. Patent filing: Dow Global Technologies, DSM, Heineken, Hitachi, Koninklijke Douwe Egberts, Solaredge, TNO (all public knowledge). Oppositions: Avebe (opponent) in EPO opposition regarding Unilever’s patent for potato proteins; Avebe (opponent) in EPO opposition regarding Nestlé’s patent for yoghurt-like products; Plastipak (defendant) in EPO oppositions against competitors over digital printing of containers; MCi Flextronics in EPO oppositions over car mirror glass actuators; Janssen in EPO oppositions regarding drugs.
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.