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Patent Engineer<br /> <br />




French, English, German

  • Entered the profession in 2005
  • PhD in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
  • Graduate of the Center for International Intellectual Property Studies (CEIPI) in invention patents
  • French Patent Attorney
  • European Patent Attorney
  • European Patent Litigator before the Unified Patent Court (UPC)


After her PhD research internship in a laboratory of the University of Paris V - René Descartes, at the Cochin Institute of Molecular Genetics, Agnès Picon spent six years in the pharmaceutical industry as an information scientist. Then in 2005, she joined a major industrial property firm, conducting searches to support the patent engineers.

Agnès joined LLR in 2006 to manage patent and trademark searches. In this framework, she was involved in freedom-to-operate studies and patent validity opinions.

Since 2009, she actively manages prosecutions of patent applications in France, Europe  and abroad. Her activity is focused on drafting patent applications, monitoring delivery procedures in France and abroad, managing files in the framework of patent oppositions or legal proceedings that pertain to infringement, as well as providing legal advice concerning patent validity and freedom-to-operate. She serves companies, small or large, independent inventors or public research organisms. Her main fields of expertise include mechanics and chemistry.