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Marco Smit

European Patent Attorney
Dutch Patent Attorney (Octrooigemachtigde)

Marco Smit joined Dennemeyer & Associates SA in 2014 and is based in Frankfurt am Main. As a patent attorney, he has represented many clients before the Dutch and European Patent Office. Smit has a broad experience in the drafting and prosecution of patent applications, in the field of lithography, optics and medical devices before many different patent offices worldwide.

Prior to joining Dennemeyer & Associates SA, Smit worked for private practices of patent attorneys in the Netherlands. Before starting to work in the field of IP in 2008, he worked as a researcher and project manager at KPN, the Dutch incumbent telecommunications company. He holds Master Degrees in Applied Physics and Business Administration.

Area of expertise: Physics, Computer Science, Patents

Qualifications & Authorizations

  • Authorized to practice before the European Patent Office, The Netherlands Patent Office, the Belgian Patent Office, and the Benelux Office for Intellectual Property.
  • University Degrees: MSc. Applied Physics (Ir. Technische Natuurkunde) and MSc. Business Administration (Drs. Bedrijfskunde).

Awards & memberships

  • 2016 Intellectual Property Practitioner of the Year, the Netherlands