A patent can be used for protecting new technical developments (inventions).
A patent can be obtained via various procedures, i.e. by filing: a Dutch patent application; a European patent application; an International (PCT) patent application; or a patent application in a foreign country.
Having a granted patent is seldomly the only object of patenting. Under the header A patent, what’s next? a short summary of possibilities on how to use a patent is presented.
Please contact De Vries & Metman for detailed information for your specific case. De Vries & Metman provides the opportunity for a single consult free of obligations and free of charge. This consult usually takes about half an hour. Information about various aspects of patenting, which can be discussed during the consult, is presented on the left.