An engineer by trade, Anne FRANCASTEL joined LAVOIX in 2009 and has been a partner since 2017. Franco-German, Anne joined LAVOIX’s office in Munich in 2014.

Practice areas

Patent prosecution

Patent litigation


Due diligence

Electronics, Electricity, Physics, Mechanics

Technology Areas

Mechanical Engineering


Medical Devices

Professional Admissions

French Industrial Property Attorney

European Patent Attorney

German Patent Attorney


  • Graduate from the Center for International Intellectual Property Studies (CEIPI), 2009
  • M.Sc. in Engineering and Physical Science in Medicine, Imperial College, London, 2008
  • Engineer, Mines ParisTech, 2007

Professional Experience

She regularly works for clients in the fields of medical devices and metallurgy, as well as the nuclear and railroad fields.


Anne drafts new patent applications, and represents businesses on aspects such as monitoring grant procedures for patent applications, oppositions and appeals at the EPO (European Patent Office) and the DPMA (German patent and trademark office). She also conducts patentability and freedom to operate studies.

  • LAVOIX - WTR1000
  • LAVOIX - Legal500
  • LAVOIX - IPStars
  • LAVOIX - Patent1000
  • LAVOIX - Legal500(2)
Certification ISO 9001:2015 applicable to all the IP attorney activities and for all its offices.