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Areas of expertise

  • Mechanics,
  • Materials,
  • Processes,
  • IT,
  • Robotics.

IP practice areas : patent prosecution and litigation

  • Patent application drafting, follow-up of the patent prosecution phases in France, Europe and abroad (responses to Office notifications, oppositions, divisional applications etc.)
  • Prior art search, patentability study, patent watches.
  • Legal consultations (freedom of operation, validity of the patent).
  • Patent portfolio audit and IP valuation.
  • Negotiation and drafting of contracts.
  • Patent litigation in France and Europe


  • Industrial Property Attorney mention patents
  • European representative approved by the European Patent Office (EPO)


  • Arbitration (CMAP)
  • A graduate of Center for International Studies of Intellectual Property Centre d'Études Internationales de la Propriété Intellectuelle (CEIPI)
  • Doctor in mechanics and materials
  • Ability to direct research
  • Engineer of Ecole Centrale Nantes

Additional information

Jean-Christophe is a French and European patent attorney, also graduated in TM and design from CEIPI, and in Arbitration. He holds an Engineer Degree in Mechanical Engineering from Ecole Centrale. He also holds a Phd and Habilitation (Dr. Habil.) in Mechanics and Materials.

He has been working as a research manager for the University and for private companies in the fields of materials processing, production engineering and automation.

Jean-Christophe discovered IP as an inventor at an early stage of his career, and also practiced as an in house patent attorney in a major French company where he was mainly in charge of IP matter with subcontractors and risk sharing partners.

Jean-Christophe’s majors are physics, material processing and IT, patent drafting, patent prosecution and litigation, as well as portfolio valuation and strategic counselling