Team • Céline BOURNEUF

Céline BOURNEUF - Partner

Practice areas

Patent prosecution
Patent Litigation



European Patent Attorney | French Industrial Property Attorney


Graduated with a chemical engineering degree and a PhD, Céline BOURNEUF joined Lavoix in 2008 after 5 years of experience in R&D within Research laboratories. She is a Lavoix partner since 2013.

Technology areas


  • Graduate from the Center for International Intellectual Property Studies (CEIPI), 2009

  • Post doctoral position, Medicinal Chemistry, 2007
  • Ph.D., Organic Chemistry, 2005
  • Postgraduate Certificate in Organic Chemistry, Ecole Polytechnique, 2002
  • Chemical Engineer, Ecole Nationale Supérieure de Chimie de Paris (ENSCP), 2002

Professional experience

Céline has solid experience in chemistry and a strong appetite for Research. She brings her expertise to different areas of chemistry: material science, metallurgy, polymers, pharmaceutical products, cosmetics, formulation, and process.

She develops IP strategies and helps clients from university research to industry and from SMEs to multinationals.

Céline is in particular responsible for drafting new patent applications, handling grant procedures in France and abroad, handling opposition and appeal proceedings, and conducting patentability, validity and freedom to operate studies.
Céline has worked at Lavoix’s office in Grenoble since 2015.


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