Maaike van Velzen

Maaike van Velzen - Partner IP & Technology Law, Deloitte

Maaike has >25 years experience in IP management of businesses in Health, Electronics and Consumer products. Main practise areas include intellectual property management, IP portfolio building, trade secret policies, legal aspects of cloud transformation, IP monetization. Her focus is on the role of intellectual property and technology law and how to manage intellectual assets in a digital environment, specifically in Healthcare. Before joining Deloitte she worked as IP leader in Philips (16 years) and IP expert in Unilever (10 years). As part of these roles she built experience in multi-jurisdiction IP litigation management and designed and implemented IP strategies for global digital businesses. She led the integration of new (AI based) legal tools into the IP organization.

Maaike has a master degree in Chemistry (university Leiden, NL) and is a registered Dutch and European patent attorney.