Philippe Vigand

Managing Director

Genève office
mail@novagraaf.ch
+41 (0)22 979 09 69
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Philippe Vigand is the head of the patent line of business at Novagraaf. He supervises and coordinates the activity of the patent entities in France, Switzerland and the United Kingdom. Philippe is responsible for developing the patents strategy within the Group Management Team and participates in the international development (particularly in Asia) of the Novagraaf Group.

In an evolving and competitive international context, Philippe also contributes to the creation of new strategic IP services adapted to the needs of both multinationals and SMEs by offering them innovative, tailor-made solutions.

Philippe is also a European, French and Swiss Patent Attorney. He has extensive knowledge and experience within the area of intellectual property, especially regarding opposition and appeals before the European Patent Office, as well as strategic portfolio management, pan-European disputes and negotiations.

Werkervaring

Philippe obtained his Engineering degree from the Institut Supérieur d’Ėlectronique de Paris (ISEP) and graduated with honours from CEIPI (Centre d’Etudes Internationales de Propriété Intellectuelle – University of Strasbourg) both in Patents and Trademarks & Designs.

After working in the patent department of a large watchmaker company for seven years, Philippe joined Novagraaf in 2007.

Werkterrein

Philippe is a Professor at CEIPI (University of Strasbourg), teaching on the European Patent Convention. He is also a European Patent Law Tutor for the legal section of the European Qualification Exam at CEIPI.

Lidmaatschappen

Philippe is a member of EPI, CNCPI, AROPI and the Administrative Council of CEIPI.

Talen

  • Frans
  • Engels
  • Duits
  • Hongaars

Expertise

  • Patents: Electronics, computer science, artificial intelligence, mechanics and watchmaking
  • Designs

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