Patent strategy & counseling
Construction & materials
Food & beverage
Leo Jessen started his career as a patent attorney in 1992 with V.O. He studied Industrial Design Engineering and after passing his attorneys exams Leo studied law.
Leo’s clients are mainly in the field of mechanical engineering. His specialisms are consumer products, medical appliances and ergonomics.
Together with his clients Leo defines their IP strategy and where appropriate files, prosecutes and defends their IP rights worldwide. This also includes challenging third party rights, licensing and FTO studies. Leo has a wide experience in patent cases before the court in The Hague and before the EPO.
Leo is actively involved in the training of new patent attorneys in Dutch, European and international patent practice. Furthermore he is an active member (chair) of the IP enforcement and Litigation group of FICPI, the International Federation of Intellectual Property Attorneys.
Year Joined Firm: 1992
Education/Alumni: MSc in Industrial Design Engineering, Delft University of Technology (1989)
Network Memberships: FICPI - Chair of CET Group 6 (Enforcement and Litigation), AIPPI, AIPLA
ast updated 24th April 2018