Biopatents was founded by Tom Wittop Koning, who is a European and Dutch patent attorney having over 20 years of experience in all aspects of the ‘patent world’. Tom worked as a partner in several large Dutch and international IP firms and participated in legal advice committees, and is co-author of different books in the patent field.
Tom Wittop Koning
Tom has extensive experience in the field of Intellectual Property (IP); from establishing a patent portfolio and advising in avoiding infringement for starting companies, prosecuting and managing complex patent portfolios for medium and large sized tech companies to large national and international litigations to safeguard the rights of his clients. Tom is also your counsel for Supplementary Proction Certificates (SPC’s).
Further, many foreign agents entrust Tom with cases of their clients for prosecution in Europe. Tom is listed in the IAM Patent 1000. Tom is not only entitled to act before the Netherlands and European Patent Office and the Dutch Patent Court of The Hague, but also before the Belgian Patent Office and the European Trademark Office OHIM.
Protection of your know-how, also for small companies
Are you a small company, or do you intend to start a company, based on unique know-how? Biopatents will be your partner to discuss do’s and don’ts, how your know-how is to be protected and how to encounter interested parties or competitors.
Managing patent portfolios for larger tech companies
For larger tech companies, Biopatents is your partner for creating, expanding and defending a patent portfolio for embedding in your business strategies and contributing ideas. Biopatents approaches infringing parties and, if necessary starts the right legal proceedings. In this way, Biopatents ensures optimal entrepreneurial space for its clients.
A partner for foreign patent agents & lawyers
For foreign agents, Biopatents is your prosecution and litigation partner in complex patent cases (including Supplementary Protection Certificates) before the European and national Netherlands and Belgian Patent Offices, and before international and internationals patent courts. Biopatents provides for a transparent understanding of the European patent system and provides optimal space for your clients’ enterpreneurship in Europe.