Team • Céline BERNARDI

Céline BERNARDI - Partner

Practice areas

Patent prosecution
Patent Litigation



European Patent Attorney | French Industrial Property Attorney


Céline BERNARDI joined Lavoix in 2016 and participated in creating the Lavoix office in Nice, after 12 years of experience in the patent department of a multinational cosmetic company, then a Parisian Industrial Property firm.

Technology areas


  • Industrial Property Course – Patents, Polytechnic University of Milano, 2019
  • Graduate from the Center of International Industrial Property Studies (CEIPI), 2003
  • Graduate from the Magistère de Pharmacologie, University of Nice, 2002

Professional experience

Céline is involved in grant procedures in cosmetics and biotechnology, as well as disputes in these fields. She also gives consultations and handles oppositions at the European Patent Office, as well as questions on SPCs related to regulatory aspects.

Céline is an expert in drafting patent applications, monitoring grant procedures in France and abroad, conducting freedom to operate and validity studies, and conducting patent portfolio audits. She has experience with infringement suits before the French courts, as well as infringement seizures.


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