Reinoud Hesper

Essential EPO for Practitioners Guest Lecturer

Reinoud Hesper is the Head of Department 5212 “Filing and Euro-PCT” at the European Patent Office, Munich. Mr Hesper read law at Utrecht University and the “Institut des Hautes Études Européennes” in Strasbourg (European Law). Before joining the EPO in 2000, he lectured civil law and European law at Utrecht University.  Since 2013 he leads a team dealing with questions concerning the filing of European patent applications and the European phase of PCT applications.