Damien COLOMBIE is an Engineer/Doctor by training. He joined LAVOIX in 2002, after gaining R&D experience in the field of polymers as well as fiber optics manufacturing methods, and has been a member of the Executive Committee since 2012.

Practice areas

Patent prosecution

Patent litigation

Unfair competition



Due diligence

Electronics, Electricity, Physics, Mechanics

Technology Areas

Mechanical Engineering

Chemical Engineering

Oil and Gas Technologies

Fiber Optics


Medical Devices


Professional Admissions

French Industrial Property Attorney

European Patent Attorney


  • "Patent Litigation in Europe", 2016
  • Graduate from the Center for International Intellectual Property Studies (CEIPI), 2005
  • Ph.D. in Polymer Science and Engineering, Lehigh University (Pennsylvania, USA), 1999
  • Engineer, Ecole Supérieure de Physique et Chimie Industrielles de Paris, 1996

Professional Experience

As a French and European patent attorney, Damien has considerable experience in preparing and prosecute patent applications, as well as handling opposition and appeal procedures. He has also handled many disputes before the French courts, including infringement seizures. His work also includes patentability and freedom to operate studies.


Damien also oversees relations with our Chinese clients and associates and frequently travels to China.

  • Palmarès du Droit
  • Le Point et Statista
  • Managing IP
  • Managing IP
  • WTR 1000
  • Décideurs
  • Legal 500
  • IAM Patent 1000
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