Business brief 2010: Netherlands

01-01-2010

Michiel Rijsdijk

One can choose to acquire a patent in the Benelux (Belgium, the Netherlands, Luxembourg) via a national patent application or a European patent (EP) application, in which the three Benelux countries will be designated.

Patents

How do you register or secure patent rights, and is national or international coverage most appropriate?

One can choose to acquire a patent in the Benelux (Belgium, the Netherlands, Luxembourg) via a national patent application or a European patent (EP) application, in which the three Benelux countries will be designated. A Dutch patent application is filed through the Dutch Patent Office.


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