Patent Attorneys

Marie-Claude Pellegrini has a long-time experience in intellectual property law and in particular in drafting and prosecuting patent applications, enforcement of patent rights, licensing, managing and auditing patent portfolios, freedom-to-operate studies, patent infringement and validity litigation, including opposition and appeal proceedings at the European Patent Office as well as national proceedings before the French Patent Office and IP related contracts.

Her technical fields of expertise include in particular computer science, electronics, information technology and telecommunications, smart cards, mechanics, automotive field and aeronautics.



Research Engineer within the Research Department at Gemplus and Patent Engineer within the Intellectual Property Department at Gemplus (Gemalto)


Patent Engineer at Canal+ Technologies


Patent Engineer and European and French Patent Attorney at Cabinet Santarelli


Intellectual Property Director and Patent Attorney at BULL SAS


Intellectual Property Director and Patent Attorney within Thermal Systems Business Group at Valeo

Since 2015

European Patent Attorney at BARDEHLE PAGENBERG, Paris



PHD in computer science at the Institut National Polytechnique (National Institute of Polytechnics), Grenoble


Professional degree of CEIPI (Centre d'Etudes International de la Propriété Industrielle) Patents, University of Strasbourg


Admitted as French Patent Attorney

Admitted as European Patent Attorney


Diplôme d'université d'études supérieures (University Graduate Diploma) in patent litigation in Europe from CEIPI, Strasbourg (Patent law in the various countries of Europe and judicial systems)


Professional degree of CEIPI Trademarks and Industrial Designs, Strasbourg


Master of laws 2: Law, economics, management, Specialization: industrial property law


French, English

Marie-Claude Pellegrini is member of the INPI (French PTO) Board of Examiners for the exam in view of being registered on the list of qualified Intellectual Property professionals specializing in patents and a tutor for the Paper C of the European Qualification Examination within the French Association of Industrial Property Experts ASPI (Association Française des Spécialistes en Propriété Industrielle de l’Industrie).

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