Stéphanie MICHIELS

Stéphanie MICHIELS

Stéphanie MICHIELS joined the profession in 1997 as an in-house attorney for a major pharmaceutical company. She then practiced in the UK for leading IP law firms in London.

Practice areas

Patent prosecution

Patent litigation

Unfair competition



Due diligence

Chemistry-Life sciences

Technology Areas

Organic Chemistry


Natural products

Human and veterinary therapy

Professional Admissions

French Industrial Property Attorney

European Patent Attorney

Chartered Patent Attorney (Associate), Eligible for admission onto the UK Patent Attorneys Register


  • "Patent Litigation in Europe", 2014
  • Graduate from the Center for International Intellectual Property Studies (CEIPI), 1997
  • Graduate in organic chemistry (Eng. EHICS), 1996
  • Individual IAM1000

Professional Experience

She has acquired particular expertise in the fields of pharmaceuticals, natural products and human therapy, and advises clients in all aspects of patent practice such as prosecution, opposition and appeal before the EPO, as well as infringement and validity issues.

She joined LAVOIX in 2003 and her practice at LAVOIX also includes litigation as well as due diligence reviews. She regularly lectures on IP law and issues and runs training courses.

  • 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.