Charles has extensive expertise in patent litigation thanks to his dual qualification as a lawyer and a professional representative before the EPO.
Charles is a counsel in our Intellectual Property Group. He is based in Paris.
Charles assists and represents French and international clients, especially in the field of patents. Due to several years of practice as a Patent Attorney, his expertise notably covers the questions of patent validity and infringement analysis, as well as other strategic and procedural aspects such as infringement seizures or preliminary injunctions. He notably advises clients in the fields of mechanics, energy, new technologies and life sciences.
Charles holds a Master’s degree in mechanical and electronic engineering from ICAM (Institut Catholique d’Arts & Métiers). He is qualified as a professional representative before the European Patent Office and holds a Master’s degree in Business Law from Paris I Pantheon-Sorbonne University.
Before joining us, Charles worked for 5 years in Patent Attorney firms where he was responsible for the prosecution of many patents and handle numerous opposition procedures. Charles then worked for 4 years in an international law firm in Paris, where he developed a cutting-edge expertise in relation to national and cross-border litigations.
Charles regularly gives lectures on patent law and the unified patent court (UPC). He is a member of AIPPI and APEB. He speaks French, English and Spanish.