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Thierry is a partner in our Paris office. He is part of the firm’s global Intellectual Property Group.

Thanks to his dual legal and engineering/scientific background, Thierry is unique in being one of very few French patent litigators, qualified as both an attorney-at-law and a European patent attorney. As an optics and electronics engineer by background, Thierry uses his understanding, knowledge, and experience to provide clients with creative, technically robust, and business-oriented patent strategies.


  • Paris Bar School, 2015
  • Paris I Pantheon-Sorbonne University, 2013
  • CEIPI - University of Strasbourg, 2009, Patents
  • Institut d’optique Graduate School (SupOptique), Palaiseau, 2006, Engineering

  • 巴黎
  • European Patent Office
  • French Patent Office

  • Member of the International Association for the Protection of Intellectual Property (AIPPI)
  • Member of the Associations of Practitioners of European Patents (APEB)
  • Member of the European Patent Institute (EPI)
  • Member of the Union of European Practitioners in Intellectual Property (UNION-IP)
  • Chess Club of the Paris Bar


  • Ranked by Leaders League as “Excellent” in intellectual property - patent litigation (2023)
  • Listed as “recommended practitioner” by JUVE patent (2023)
  • Selected through peer review for inclusion in The Best Lawyers™ in France for Intellectual Property Law, 2021-2022
  • Ranked as a “Rising Star” (2019) and “Notable Practioner” (2022) by Managing Intellectual Property 
  • Listed in International Asset Management Patent/IAM Patent 1000 – The World’s Leading Patent Litigators, 2022


  • 15 March 2021 "French court decides no sequencing in biodegradable packaging case" JUVE Patent
  • 10 September 2020 "Tech companies have little love for new French patent law" Managing Intellectual Property