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Frits Michiels

V.O. Patents&Trademarks

European patent attorney, V.O. Patents & Trademarks
Frits Michiels has had an extensive scientific career in both knowledge institutes and biotech companies. From 2004, he was employed as IP manager at Galapagos Genomics BV and subsequently also at other Dutch biotech startups. As a Dutch and European Patent Attorney, he has worked fulltime for V.O. since 2008.
He is specialized in biochemistry, molecular biology, cell biology, diagnostics, signal transduction, and medical biotechnology. His clients are primarily knowledge institutes and start ups. He is involved in patent prosecution and strategic advice.

About V.O. Patents & Trademarks
 V.O. Patents & Trademarks is one of the larger independent Intellectual Property firms in Europe. We have wide expertise and many years of experience in Chemistry, Electronics, Life Sciences, Mechanics and Physics. 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 ten offices in the Netherlands, Belgium and Germany, we operate in a global network of professionals.
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