Profiel Gerben van Houwelingen

Gerben van Houwelingen, MSc

Dutch, European and UPC patent attorney
Gerben van Houwelingen

Since August 2016, Gerben works at the Mechanical Engineering department of Vriesendorp & Gaade. In 2019, he was sworn in as a Dutch patent attorney. In 2021, he was registered as a European patent attorney. His activities include the drafting and prosecution of patent applications for Dutch and foreigh clients, under the guidance of an experienced patent attorney.

Background information

Gerben van Houwelingen studied Mechanical Engineering at Twente University. He graduated in June 2016, specialising in 'Engineering Fluid Dynamics'. He participated in an internship at the research and development department of BDR Thermea/Remeha. Gerbens graduation project was a study on the design of an accoustic flow meter.


Because of his study in Mechanical Engineering, Gerben has a broad knowledge of various fields of technology. He has in depth knowledge of mechanical engineering, fluid dynamics, engineering fluid dynamics, thermal engineering, aerodynamics, accoustics and turbo machinery.


Bar Association of Dutch Patent Attorneys
EPI - European Patent Institute