Chemist by training, Éric de KEZEL has thirty years of experience in the field of industrial property. He started his career as head of a research project in electrochemistry
He then turned to the oil industry, holding various positions from patent engineer to R&D IP director in large international groups. In particular, he developed an experience in R&D cooperation with China as IP manager and was IP director in the gas / electricity / renewable energy branch.Since 2009, Éric de KEZEL has been an intellectual property consultant within his structure. He joined the LLR team at the end of 2019 as engineer Of Counsel, French patent attorney. Éric de KEZEL analyses search reports, drafts patent applications, prepares responses to notifications issued by Patent Offices and follows European and international grant procedures. In addition, he conducts consultations on patent validity, freedom to operate and infringement in order to advise his clients in their industrial property strategy and assist them in the event of litigation.