After working as a researcher for EDF and conducting research on the possibility of using plasma torches on blast furnaces, Xavier MAZABRAUD worked for more than 10 years in the management of public works sites, first with Bouygues and then with Demathieu & Bard, in particular on the construction of airports, road and rail networks, and a dam on the Marne river.
He then worked at several major French IP firms as a patent engineer. In 2009, he became an entrepreneur and took over an industrial property consultancy in Versailles, before working with LLR from 2022.
He advises many companies on various aspects of their innovation. He follows patent acquisition procedures in France and abroad (drafting of patent applications, examination procedures). He assists them in detecting inventions likely to be protected and advises them on freedom to operate with regard to rights held by third parties, and on drafting contracts relating to industrial property.
He has carried out numerous seizures of counterfeit goods in various fields.
In particular, he advises a leading manufacturer of fasteners for the construction industry, as well as companies in the mechanical, energy and renewable energy sectors.