A Patent Engineer, Samir Affari provides patent support to clients in the areas of materials, metallurgy, physics, coatings and thin films, and nanotechnology (nano-components, carbon nanotubes, graphene and other 2D materials). Samir specialises in drafting patents, managing application procedures in France and abroad and consultancy work regarding patentability, freedom-to-operate, infringement and validity of patents.
Samir holds a degree in Materials Engineering (INSA de Rennes, National Institute of Applied Sciences) and a degree in physics from Heriot-Watt University (Edinburgh). He also graduated from the Center for International Studies of Intellectual Property (C.E.I.P.I) in 2018, specialising in patents (University of Strasbourg). Samir began his career in IP in 2014 at Novagraaf Technologies.