Frédéric PORTAL

Frédéric PORTAL

Partner

An engineer by training, Frédéric PORTAL joined LAVOIX in 2011 as a partner after 10 years of experience in another major patent and trademark firm. His areas of specialization include life sciences, pharmacy, organic chemistry, polymers, biochemistry, composite materials, alloys and process engineering.

Practice areas

Patent prosecution

Patent litigation

Contracts

Strategy

Due diligence

Chemistry-Life sciences

Technology Areas

Life Sciences

Pharmaceuticals

Organic Chemistry

Cosmetics

Polymers

Biochemistry

Composite materials

Alloys

Professional Admissions

French Industrial Property Attorney

European Patent Attorney

Education

  • Master in Intellectual Property, 2017
  • "Patent litigation in Europe", 2010
  • Graduate from the Center for International Intellectual Property Studies (CEIPI), 2004
  • Engineer in Chemistry & Chemical engineering, CPE Lyon, 2001

Professional Experience

He has solid expertise in contract negotiations, drafting patent applications, notices of violation, patentability, invalidity and enforceability, including practices regarding lawsuits, oppositions and appeal procedures before the European Patent Office (EPO).

 

He also conducts patent lawsuits in particular regarding infringement, invalidity and ownership before the French courts, including infringement seizures.

 

Frédéric obtained the “Patent Litigation in Europe” qualification for disputes concerning patents in the European Union, and also holds a Master 2 in Intellectual Property Law in the knowledge-based economy, obtained in 2017.

  • LAVOIX - WTR1000
  • LAVOIX - Legal500
  • LAVOIX - IPStars
  • LAVOIX - Patent1000
  • LAVOIX - Legal500(2)
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