Obituary: Reinoud Jager

We recently recieved the sad news that Reinoud Jager died the 14th of june. Reinoud was patent information specialist at Polyresearch in Delft and an active participant in WON meetings for years. Reinoud was a member of the working group that studied the strength, weaknesses, and sometimes peculiarities of the patent files we use on a daily basis. Reinoud was 62 years old.


Werkgemeenschap Octrooiinformatie Nederland

The ‘Werkgemeenschap Octrooiinformatie Nederland’ (WON) was founded in 1977. WON (an abbreviation for Working Group for Patent Information in Dutch) is a Dutch Society for patent information specialists. Its aim is to further the use of patent information by assuring its availability and facilitate its accessability.

WON provides a forum for discussing all matters related to patent information. It keeps in close touch with its sister societies abroad. Its membership includes patent issuing authorities and information providers as well.


For information or membership application:

Secretariaat WON
p/a DSM Gist B.V.
Postpunt 600-0240
P.O. Box 1
2600 MA Delft
The Netherlands
T:+31 (0)15 2793051
F:+31 (0)15 2793957
E:secretariaat@won-nl.org