V.O. Patents & Trademarks is one of the larger independent Intellectual Property firms in Europe. We offer services in patent and trademark protection, as well as market and engineering intelligence in terms of IP. We have wide expertise and many years of experience in Chemistry, Life Sciences, Engineering and Hightech & Electronics. More than 60 attorneys support clients worldwide to maximize the value of their intellectual property. Clients range from tech starters and midsized innovators to knowledge centers and multinationals. They include leading national and international companies and institutes. With nine offices in the Netherlands, Belgium and Germany, we operate in a global network of professionals. Our work is recognized worldwide by the IP industry. V.O. is praised as "a center of excellence" in Intellectual Asset Magazine and in 2018 we received The Netherlands prosecution IP Firm of the Year Award from Managing IP Magazine. We are listed as a leading European patent law firm by Financial Times.