About NLO

In an innovative, knowledge-intensive market, the value of an organisation largely depends upon intellectual property rights, such as patents, trademarks and designs. The protection of your intellectual property is a specialist process that requires a meticulous approach. NLO is able to assist you in many different ways in this field. An effective Intellectual Property strategy saves money and can even make you money. 



It is the combination of technical and legal expertise, combined with insight into the business environment in which you operate, that distinguishes the patent attorneys of NLO. Specialists in the field of trademarks, designs and agreements work at NLO Shieldmark. By combining our expertise, we are able to provide you with the most comprehensive advice possible.



For strategic choices involving your IP portfolio, naturally you would like to receive advice from different perspectives. In addition to providing assistance with patent applications, we can also help you with trademarks, designs, agreements and licences. We provide comprehensive, tailor-made advice. Our teams combine complementary knowledge and expertise, so that every type of issue can be addressed on every possible level. By working with teams comprising several specialists, we can guarantee the continuity and quality of our services, so that you get nothing short of prompt, efficient service. And because our trainees are trained by seniors, we can also help you save money, depending on the depth of guidance required.



NLO has offices in The Hague, Amsterdam, Ede-Wageningen, Eindhoven and Ghent (Belgium). If you are interested in acquiring a reliable partner who has relevant business knowledge, please contact our specialists.

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Working at NLO

On a regular basis we are looking for people to join our company. Are you interested in a career at NLO? Please visit our special working at NLO website.

Intellectual Property: Cases

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