Roel van Woudenberg

European & Dutch Patent Attorney

My ambition is to be seen by my clients as a valued partner who optimally supports their businesses with patents, and by my students as a tutor who not only pushed them to study hard but also got them to enjoy applying patent law



System and device architectures, data storage and retrieval systems, data and signal processing, communication systems, computer-implemented inventions, display systems, optical systems


Roel is a senior tutor in teaching patent law (EPC, PCT) and preparing candidates for the EQE, in particular for the legal parts of the Pre-Exam and for Paper D.


Roel worked as research scientists and system architect at Philips Research (optical recording, display systems/ image processing), Philips Semiconductors and Philips Lighting for over 11 years, and switched career in 2007 to become a Dutch and European patent attorney. Roel started working at DeltaPatents in 2011 and now combines patent attorney work (drafting, prosecution, consultancy) with teaching.


PhD in Physics (University of Amsterdam/ NIKHEF; experimental high-energy physics), MSc in Physics (University of Groningen)