André van Westenbrugge

André van Westenbrugge

Dutch and European patent attorney

  • Mechanical engineering
Dutch, English, German and French

André joined NLO in 1985. Previously, he worked as a search examiner with the European Patent Office. He started his career as a researcher in the field of offshore engineering with Shell Exploration and Production. 


André specialises in mechanics, process technology and aeronautical as well as civil engineering. He works for companies in the aeronautical and offshore industries and also for a wide range of small and medium sized companies.



André has an MSc in aeronautics from Delft University of Technology (Netherlands, 1975) where he specialised in construction stability.


Member of

André is a member of Association Internationale pour la Protection de la Propriété Intellectuele (AIPPI), American Intellectual Law Association (AIPLA) and Fédération Internationale des Conseils en Propriété Industrielle (FICPI).

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