Working at an IP firm - what's it like?

Not many people are familiar with the work of a patent or tradmark attorney. However, this can be an interesting choice for young, talented people wanting to build a long-term, challenging and successful career.

Patent attorneys talk about their jobs
Trademark attorneys talk about their jobs

NLO in profile

From our offices in The Hague, Amsterdam, Eindhoven, Ede and Ghent, NLO has been protecting inventions, trademarks and designs for over 129 years. Would you like an impression of the work floor? We are proud to show you our office here. 

Ask one of our attorneys

If you are interested in one of our vacancies or would like more information from first hand, you can contact one of our (trainee) attorneys. They will be happy to talk to you about the job and answer all your questions.


Bart ten Doeschate, Trademarks and designs

Daan Wijnnobel, Trademarks and designs

Simone van Rosendaal, Mechanics

Fei Pei, Telecommunications and Software


NLO's business magazine

Twice a year, NLO publishes its magazine for relations, Fortify. Fortify focuses on the entire breadth of Intellectual Property. Interviews, backgrounds and stories from practice are all provided in Fortify. Read the latest issues of Fortify here.

Over to our clients: the best people to explain what NLO does

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’.

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