Brigit den Adel

Brigit den Adel

Trainee patent attorney

  • Biotechnology
  • Chemistry
  • Pharmacy
  • Nutrition
Dutch and English

Brigit joined NLO in 2015. Prior to this, she worked for an international legal firm where she acquired experience in patent cases. She also conducted research in an international research group on the heart-brain axis.



Brigit’s expertise lies in the field of chemistry and biosciences. She specializes in biotechnology and molecular biology, particularly in nano particles for therapeutic applications and antibodies. Her daily work is mainly focused on protecting innovations in the food industry and the pharmaceutical sector.



Brigit graduated cum laude in Biomedical Sciences (Leiden University, 2006). She then spent 2 years working as a researcher in oxygen signalling and the metabolism of the heart at KU Leuven in Belgium. In 2013, she obtained her PhD from Leiden University in MRI contrast agents for detecting different types of atherosclerotic lesions.

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