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  5. Ludivine DECOBERT

Patent Team – Life Sciences/Chemistry

Agency: Paris – Saclay
+33 (0)1 69 33 21 21

Technical Areas of Expertise

  • Biotechnology/Molecular Biology/Genetics/Stem Cells
  • Diagnostics and Therapeutics
  • Pharmaceuticals
  • Cosmetics
  • Agribusiness and Agronomy
  • Biochemistry
  • New Plant Variety Certificates/Biological Material Deposits

Other Technical Fields of Competence 

  • Chemistry
  • Materials
  • Medical Devices
  • Nanotechnology

Educational Background
Bioengineering, Specialization: Pharmacology and Biotechnology (Polytech’Nice Sophia)

Professional Qualifications: Patent Associate
European Patent Attorney
CEIPI Graduate

French, English, German

Ludivine deals with portfolios involving health, biology, biotechnology, molecular biology, protein glycosylation, hemostasis, transgenesis, cell therapy, gene therapy, microbiology, pharmacology, vaccine therapy, immunology, chemistry (organic, medicinal, and materials), agribusiness, agronomy, and cosmetics.

She spent two years working in the industrial property department of a biopharmaceutical group specializing in the development and production of blood-derived medicines and biomedicines obtained by either transgenesis or cell therapy. Ludivine then spent four years working in the life sciences department of an industrial property consulting firm before joining Pontet Allano in 2014.

Her proficiencies include drafting of patent applications, prior art searches, patentability studies, monitoring of patent procedures in both France and abroad, IP portfolio management, technology watches, competitive intelligence, freedom to operate studies, patent consultations and litigation, filing and monitoring supplementary protection certificates (SPCs), filing and monitoring international common designation procedures (INN), filing with the Chemical Abstracts Service (CAS), and the deposit of biological materials in France at the Institut Pasteur’s Collection Nationale de Cultures (CNCM) and abroad.

She is accustomed to representing clients during oral proceedings before the European Patent Office.

Ludivine has also handled a proprietary claim dispute in the French courts.