Jaap has worked at NLO for most of his career and really enjoys his wide range of clients and responsibilities. Jaap mainly practises in the fields of pharmaceutics and nutrition. His specific areas of expertise include pharmacology, pharmaceutical technology, organic chemistry and analytical chemistry. He also represents several multinational pharmaceutical companies before the Dutch Intellectual Property Office. In addition to drafting and prosecuting patent applications, Jaap has been involved in opposition and appeal proceedings before the EPO and in patent litigation before the Dutch Courts.