A Patent Attorney, Marie-Pierre de Lambilly provides patent advice to clients in the areas of mechanics (automotive, railways, maritime), electro- technology and metallurgy, optics, lasers and construction. Marie-Pierre is also the Director of the Mechanical and Process Department in France.
Marie-Pierre holds a degree in Works and Construction Engineering (Ecole Spéciale des Travaux Publics du Bâtiment et de l'Industrie/ESTP Paris) and a degree in patent litigation (University of Strasbourg). She also holds a degree from the Centre for International Intellectual Property Studies (C.E.I.P.I), specialising in patents (University of Strasbourg) in 1998. Marie-Pierre has been a French Patent Attorney since 2009 and a European Patent Attorney at the EPO since 1999.
Marie-Pierre started her career in IP at an automotive group in 1989 and joined Novagraaf Technologies in 2011.
Marie-Pierre is a member of the EPI (European Patent Institute) and the CNCPI (National Intellectual Property Attorneys’ Association).
Areas of expertise
Marie-Pierre's specialist areas include: drafting patents and optimal and strategic management of procedures for the submission of French, European, international (PCT) and foreign patent applications, opposition and appeal proceedings before the European Patent Office, opinion work in patentability, freedom-to-operate, infringement and validity of patents, national and international litigation and pre-litigation cases, confiscation of infringing products in the area of mechanics, IP strategies around innovative products, drafting and auditing patent portfolios, evaluating patent portfolios with a view to financial investments, drafting agreements and licences, setting up intellectual property policies in industry, inventions of employees and company policies, supporting start-ups based on innovative technologies and organising IP questions and follow-up, negotiations at the pre-litigation stage and in the context of setting up licensing contracts, the protection of innovation in the area of mechanics, and FTO studies as regards patents.