An engineer by training, Philippe BLOT joined LAVOIX in 1994. He became a member of the Executive Committee in 2001, was promoted to Managing Director in charge of patents in 2005, and became the CEO of LAVOIX in October 2009.
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Practice areasPatent prosecution
Trademark and Design prosecution
Trademark and Design litigation
Electronics, Electricity, Physics, Mechanics
Technology AreasMechanical and Electrical
Professional AdmissionsFrench Industrial Property Attorney
European Patent Attorney
European Trademark and Design Attorney
- "Patent litigation in Europe", 2004
- Master of business law, 2002
- Graduate from the Center for International Intellectual Property Studies (CEIPI), 1996
- Engineer, Ecole Centrale de Lyon, 1992
Philippe BLOT helps his clients define their overall policy. He handles and supervises grant procedures in electronics and mechanics, as well as disputes in these areas. He provides clients with true expertise in the drafting of new patent applications, grant procedure monitoring, and freedom to operate and validity studies. He also provides consultations and handles opposition and appeal matters before the European Patent Office. He has extensive experience with infringement suits and infringement seizure procedures. He has participated in disputes and negotiations relative to FRAND licenses.
In 2004, he was among the first European attorneys to obtain the “Patent Litigator” qualification in the European Union, pertaining to patent disputes. Philippe BLOT also gives lectures on the protection granted by French and European patents.