A Patent Attorney, Adrien specialises in the areas of chemistry, pharmaceuticals, cosmetics, in particular, organic, organometallic, inorganic, mineral and organomineral chemistry, polymer chemistry, polysaccharide chemistry, catalysts, electrochemistry, organosynthesis, asymmetric synthesis, multi-stage synthesis of bioactive molecules, chromatography and spectroscopic techniques (NMR, MS, LC-MS). He develops IP strategies for the protection of inventions, drafts supplementary protection certificates and advises on the validity of third-party patents.
Adrien holds a Doctorate in Chemistry (University of Strasbourg), a Masters degree in Molecular and Supramolecular Chemistry (Université Louis Pasteur, Strasbourg) and a degree in Chemical Engineering (Ecole Européenne de Chimie, Polymères et Matériaux, Strasbourg). He also holds a degree from the Centre for International Intellectual Property Studies (CEIPI), majoring in patents (University of Strasbourg) in 2014. Adrien has been a French Patent Attorney since 2015 and a European Patent Attorney at the EPO since 2016.
Adrien began his career at a company in Lyon in 2011 and joined the Novagraaf Technologies team in 2017.
Adrien is a member of the EPI (European Patent Institute) and the CNCPI (National Intellectual Property Attorneys’ Association).
Adrien's specialist areas include: opinion work in freedom-to-operate, patentability, infringement and validity analysis, drafting patents (in French and English), managing procedures for submission of French, European, international (PCT) and foreign patent applications, optimal and strategic management of patent portfolios, examination, issuing, opposition and appeal proceedings before the European Patent Office, litigation and pre-litigation case files, policy advice both prosecuting and defending, and dealing with disputes.
- Certificat complémentaire de protection
- Chimie analytique
- Chimie minérale
- Chimie organique
- Cosmetica & persoonlijke verzorging
- Levenswetenschappen & bio(medische) technologie
Novagraaf's Chemistry & Life Sciences team was awarded "Best Patent Attorneys of the year in France" by The Corporate INTL Global Awards 2021 publication.