Matthijs BranderhorstMSc, PhD


Chartered (UK) and European Patent Attorney

Offices: Oxford (UK)

Languages spoken: English, Nederlands (Dutch)


Telephone (Office): +44 1865 397900

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Matthijs Branderhorst

Matthijs specialises in drafting and prosecuting patent applications in the fields of software, computer-implemented inventions, and internet-related technologies. He also has wider experience in a wide range of other technologies, including optical technologies, semiconductors, medical systems and telecommunication.

Matthijs regularly represents clients in oral proceedings at the European Patent Office, including opposition and appeal proceedings. He has also given presentations about intellectual property before a variety of audiences, including investors, and at scientific conferences.

Matthijs was awarded a DPhil from Oxford University for research in atomic and laser physics, and he published his thesis work on coherent control in Science. As a post-doctoral research associate in Oxford, Matthijs worked on optical interactions in new nano-materials. Matthijs worked for a year at Philips Research on medical imaging.

Having grown up in the Netherlands, Matthijs speaks fluent Dutch and maintains many professional relationships there.

Matthijs has been recognised as a rising star by Managing Intellectual Property, IP Stars, 2018.

Matthijs Branderhorst works in the following sectors

Mechanical Engineering
Medical devices
Oil and Gas
Optical Technologies

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