Joeri Beetz

Joeri Beetz, Patent Attorney, Keltie LLP, specialises in patents in the fields of mechanical engineering, physics and control software. Amongst all the different technologies he has been extensively involved in are optical recording, medical devices, agricultural equipment, lighting, displays and automotive. He regularly represents clients in opposition procedures at the EPO, both to defend and to attack patents.

Joeri spent nine years in a Dutch patent firm based in Eindhoven, after five years of working at the in-house patent department of CNH Industrial. He joined Keltie in 2017. During his in-house period he managed a large patent portfolio for a broad range of different combine harvesters. At CNH Industrial, he built an extensive expertise in freedom to operate and patent infringement analysis and gained a keen insight in the commercial implications of different IP strategies.

In 2002, Joeri obtained his masters degree in physics at the University of Utrecht. In his final year at University, he built and tested equipment for testing particle detectors for the ALICE experiment at the Large Hadron Collider at CERN.

  • Next: 10 Jun 2024 Live online
  • Also: 15 Oct 2024 Classroom

Successfully Conducting Oral Proceedings at the EPO

New for 2024

Live online, Classroom

Oral proceedings are organised to conclude the majority of appeal cases, and in many opposition and examination cases. Consequently, a European patent attorney will almost certainly at some point have to attend oral proceedings, either to defend a client's invention or to attack a patent held by a competitor. To defend your client's interests correctly and competently it is vital to know what to expect at those occasions and to be property prepared for it.

  • 6 CPD hours Focused
  • Presented by Joeri Beetz
  • Next: 15-19 Jul 2024 Classroom

Navigating the EPO and the European Patent System - Summer School

Summer school


An intensive 5-day course that will give you a valuable insight and a comprehensive understanding of the European Patent Office processes.

  • 30 CPD hours Intensive
  • Presented by Joeri Beetz
  • Next: 17-18 Jul 2024 Live online
  • Also: 7-8 Nov 2024 Classroom

The Art of European Claim Drafting

Live online, Classroom

This seminar combines one day of claim drafting fundamentals with a further day of focused workshops.

  • 12 CPD hours Focused
  • Presented by Joeri Beetz