Dr. Wendy Teunissen

European patent attorney, Dutch patent attorney

Wendy Teunissen

Chemistry and Material Science

Wendy is a certified Dutch and European patent attorney. She is a doctor in chemistry, with a PhD in Inorganic Chemistry and Heterogeneous Catalysis. In her services to clients, she combines the extensive experience she has gained in both the business sector and private practice.

She worked as an in-house patent attorney and technology portfolio adviser for the Chief Technology Officer of Shell and as a result she learned to translate global technology strategies into implementation in practice, whereby IP and portfolio growth played a large role. Furthermore, she has experience in the drawing up and granting procedures of patents, carrying out freedom to operation studies, litigating and managing patent portfolios.

In the technical field, she has experience with process technology and in particular in the field of chemical and petro-chemical processes, heterogeneous catalysis and high throughput screening.  She is also familiar with the world of materials science, and in particular inorganic materials such as batteries.

What others say about Wendy:
Critical, realistic, creative, direct


Employment history
2018 - 2020      Senior Associate at HGF B.V.
2013 - 2018      Senior Technology Portfolio Adviser at Shell Projects & Technology
2007 - 2018      European and Dutch Patent Attorney at Shell International B.V.
2003 - 2007      European and Dutch Patent Attorney assistant at Shell International B.V.
2000 - 2003      Project Leader Chemicals at Avantium Technologies
1995 - 2000      Research Assistant at Utrecht University

1995 - 2000      Utrecht University / Research in Inorganic Chemistry and Catalysis (PhD)
1990 - 1995      Utrecht University / Chemistry (PhD)
1884 - 1990      Gertrudislyceum / Atheneum (secondary education) B

English and Dutch

Outside activities and memberships:
Member of LES (Licensing Executive Society) and KNCV (Royal Dutch Chemistry Society)