Since February 2018, Jim works as a trainee patent attorney at the Chemistry department of Vriesendorp & Gaade. His activities include the drafting and prosecution of patent applications for Dutch and foreigh clients, under the guidance of an experienced patent attorney.
Jim Appelmelk studied Chemistry at the Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam. In 2013 he graduated specialising in Chemistry: Analytical Sciences. After graduation, Jim worked as a project leader and analist at the Ministry of Defense.
Because of his study in Mechanical Engineering, Jim has a broad knowledge of various fields of technology. He has in depth knowledge of chemistry, analytical chemistry, separation and detection methods in chemistry, in particular mass spectrometry and spectroscopy methods.