NLO (Nederlandsch Octrooibureau)

Established: 1888 | Number of Professional Staff: 180
Operates in Belgium, Netherlands

Provided patent filings

European Validation

RWS European validation agent in Belgium and The Netherlands
NLO is the largest full-service European IP firm in the Netherlands and Belgium. It has offices in The Hague, Amsterdam, Ede, Eindhoven and Ghent. It has over 70 patent, trademark and design attorneys, qualified in the Netherlands, Belgium, France, Europe and the United States. It ensures that its clients have access to the necessary expertise in many different fields. Its clients can count on a wide range of services, from patent applications and trademark registrations to advise on IP strategy and IP-related contracts.
Whether prospective clients are a large corporations or establishing themselves as start-ups, NLO is always pleased to discuss potential collaboration and its extensive range of services.


  • Chemistry and Pharmacy
  • Life Sciences
  • Mechanics
  • Physics
  • Telecommunication and Software


P.O. Box 29720, 2502 LS The Hague, The Netherlands


New Babylon City Offices, Anna van Buerenplein 21A, 2595 DA The Hague, The Netherlands

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