Claude JACOBSON joined LAVOIX in 1973. A member of the Executive Committee of the firm since 1996, he was named Executive Officer in charge of patent matters in 1999 and Chairman from 2002 until October 2009.

Practice areas

Patent prosecution

Patent litigation

Unfair competition



Due diligence

Electronics, Electricity, Physics, Mechanics

Technology Areas

Mechanical engineering


Chemical engineering

Medical Devices

Professional Admissions

French Industrial Property Attorney

European Patent Attorney


  • Graduate from the Center for International Intellectual Property Studies (CEIPI), 1977
  • Engineer, Ecole Centrale de Paris, 1971

Professional Experience

Claude JACOBSON worked for several years in the IP department of a multinational group, as a patent engineer and head of the IP department. He's practice focuses on intellectual property management issues, including counselling, strategic planning and litigation. He handles patent portfolios and due diligence reviews for both domestic and foreign clients.


He also gives frequent lectures on various topics concerning French and European practice.

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