The author Cees Mulder
Education and career
Cees Mulder, born in July 1954 in Tilburg (NL), studied Physics and Chemistry at Utrecht University, where he received his Masters degree in 1977. Subsequently, Cees worked as an officer of the Royal Netherlands Navy at the Physics Laboratory RVO/TNO in The Hague. After completing his PhD in Physics at Leiden University, Cees joined Philips Electronics in 1982, first as a researcher at the Philips Research Laboratory in Eindhoven, and subsequently at the Central Development Laboratories of Philips Lighting. In 1994, Cees joined the Philips Patent department as a patent attorney trainee. Cees qualified as a Dutch patent attorney in 1997 and as a European patent attorney in 1999.
In the period 2001-2009, Cees was one of the founding partners of the private patent attorney office DeltaPatents. Here Cees was not only able to continue his activities in the field of patents, but also to establish DeltaPatents as a leading institute for training patent professionals, in particular patent attorneys, for the European Qualifying Examination.
Cees is a senior lecturer in many courses on the European Patent Convention, the Patent Cooperation Treaty, the Paris Convention and the Patent Law Treaty.