Marie-Claude Pellegrini has vast experience in intellectual property law, particularly in drafting and prosecuting patent applications, enforcing 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, and IP-related contracts.

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

French and European Patent Attorney, BARDEHLE PAGENBERG SELAS
Location: Paris
Languages: French, English
Born 1972
Memberships

Marie-Claude Pellegrini is a member of the INPI (French Patent and Trademark Office) Board of Examiners for the exam leading to registration on the list of qualified Intellectual Property professionals specializing in patents, as well as a tutor for 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]).

2016
2016

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

2015
2015 - today

European Patent Attorney at BARDEHLE PAGENBERG, Paris, France

2012
2012 - 2015

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

2011
2011

Professional degree of CEIPI in Trademarks and Industrial Designs, University of Strasbourg, France

2009
2009

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

2007
2007 - 2011

Intellectual Property Director and European Patent Attorney at BULL SAS

2006
2006

Licensed to practice as a French Patent Attorney

Licensed to practice as a European Patent Attorney

2004
2004 - 2007

Patent Engineer and French and European Patent Attorney at Cabinet Santarelli

2002
2002 - 2004

Patent Engineer at Canal+ Technologies

2002

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

1999
1999 - 2002

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

1999

Ph.D. in Computer Science at the Institut National Polytechnique (National Institute of Polytechnics), Grenoble, France