An application for a patent in the field of electrical engineering cannot be compared to an application for a patent for a DNA sequence, for example. Specialised knowledge of the relevant technological sectors is crucial in order to map out the right approach. The attorneys of NLO have expertise in such fields as mechanical engineering, electrical engineering, physics, chemistry, biotechnology and medical technology. They will be glad to assist you with their specific knowledge and to help you with the formulation of a comprehensive strategy for the protection of your intellectual property rights.
The financial success of a life sciences company depends primarily on the scope, lifetime and strength of its patent portfolio. Successful life sciences companies by default have IP portfolios that are strong enough to withstand any challenge from competitors and have a lifespan that is long enough to capture the potential value of the products or technologies.Read more
For quite some time now fake invoices have been sent out to cheat holders of intellectual property rights out of their money. Should you receive an invoice for maintaining your patent, trademark or design registration, please verify whether the invoice has indeed been sent out by an official authority.Read more
The start of the Unitary Patent and the Unified Patent Court (UPC), has been delayed for an, as yet, undetermined period. The previous schedule set by the preparatory committee, in which the Unitary Patent Package would enter into effect on December 1, 2017, has been proven incompatible with the real world political and legal developments in the major European countries.Read more
The IAM Patent 1000 2017: The World’s Leading Patent Professionals identifies the top patent practitioners in key jurisdictions around the globe. In this new edition, 8 patent attorneys of NLO have received a ‘highly recommended’ ranking for ‘Prosecution’.Read more
Our partner BioVox published a White Paper on 'Cancer Immunotherapy'. NLO's Caroline Pallard joined the expert panel and discussed the IP issues. Download trhe White Paper for free.Read more
Knowledge for Growth is Europe's finest life sciences conference attended by more than 1150 participants from 20 countries.Read more
On Thursday June 1st NLO hosts a seminar. The afternoon is dedicated to two interesting topics; building a strong patent portfolio in the US and tax-related issues such as the Innovation box and WSBO. Full programme, see below.Read more
Due to the benefits of the Internet, social media and advertising in today's global economy, consumers around the world are aware of products irrespective of where they are produced. Numerous products are traded globally. For this reason, companies no longer produce goods exclusively for their home markets; rather, they increasingly acknowledge the opportunities of globalisation.Read more
Managing IP has published the first part of its annual IP Stars survey, covering the top-rated firms for patent and trademark work. Once again NLO has been rewarded a Tier 1 ranking in the field of patent prosecution in The Netherlands.
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Intellectual Property is a valuable asset. From start-up to market leader, applying a smart strategy for patents, trademarks and/or designs adds value to every company. Examples of such successful IP strategies can be found at our page ‘Cases’. Read more