"You need a sixth sense when it comes to formulating things either very precisely, or in much broader terms"
Hans Mertens studied Electrical Engineering in Delft, The Netherlands, and has been a patent attorney with EP&C since 1988. Before that, he worked as a development engineer for a transformer manufacturer (Smit Transformers, Nijmegen). Hans is currently a member of a number of international IP-organisations: FICPI, AIPPI, UNION and LES and is chairman of the Dutch Group as well as Dutch delegate for the Executive Committee of the UNION Software Commission. At EP&C, Hans is responsible for the company’s contacts in Japan and Taiwan.
Hans has worked for EP&C for a considerable number of years and has worked with numerous