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Michaël AFONSO



Experts in Europe


Patent Engineer




French, English, Spanish, Portuguese

  • Joined our team in November 2015
  • Master I Biochemistry and Biotechnology at the University of  Toulouse 3 – Paul Sabatier
  • Master II Intellectual Property at the University Toulouse 1 – Capitole
  • Graduate of the Center for International Intellectual Property Studies (CEIPI) in invention patents, trademarks, drawings and models
  • European Patent Attorney
  • European Patent Litigator before the Unified Patent Court (UPC)


After completing his end of study internship in the industrial property department of a company specialized in vitro diagnosis, Michaël Afonso graduated from the CEIPI and has worked as patent engineer since November 2015.

He assists small and large companies by writing and filing patent applications in French, supervising grant procedures in France and abroad and is involved in various consultations such as freedom-to-operate studies.

He is specialized in mechanics, biotechnologies and biochemistry. He is responsible for patent files in the fields of automotive tyres, automotive equipment vendors, nebulization devices, etc.