Unified Patent Court
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Peter Blok is a professor in the Center for Intellectual Property Law of Utrecht University. He holds the Patent law chair. He is a judge in the Commercial Law Chamber of the Court of Appeal in The Hague. He is specialized in intellectual property law and in particular patent law.
Peter Blok was a judge in the Intellectual Property chamber of the District Court of The Hague over eight years, the last years as coordinator of that chamber. Before that he was an attorney-at-law in Rotterdam and Amsterdam.
In 2002 Peter Blok finished and defended a PhD-thesis on privacy and data protection law at Tilburg University. Part of his research was done at Georgetown University Law Center, Washington D.C. Peter Blok studied law and philosophy at Leiden University.