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.
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]).
Master of laws 2: Law, economics, management (Specialization: industrial property law)
European Patent Attorney at BARDEHLE PAGENBERG, Paris, France
Intellectual Property Director and European Patent Attorney within Thermal Systems Business Group at Valeo
Professional degree of CEIPI in Trademarks and Industrial Designs, University of Strasbourg, France
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)
Intellectual Property Director and European Patent Attorney at BULL SAS
Licensed to practice as a French Patent Attorney
Licensed to practice as a European Patent Attorney
Patent Engineer and French and European Patent Attorney at Cabinet Santarelli
Patent Engineer at Canal+ Technologies
Professional degree of CEIPI (Centre d'Etudes International de la Propriété Industrielle) in Patents, University of Strasbourg, France
Research Engineer within the Research Department at Gemplus and Patent Engineer within the Intellectual Property Department at Gemplus (now Gemalto)
Ph.D. in Computer Science at the Institut National Polytechnique (National Institute of Polytechnics), Grenoble, France
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