Claude Jupin

Managing Partner at NONY

Claude Jupin joined NONY in March 2011 and became a partner in July 2012. He has been a member of the firm’s executive committee since 2017. He heads NONY’s biology department.

Before joining NONY, and after being involved in the drafting of an EU directive and two EU regulations in the industrial property field, Mr Jupin worked as in-house patent counsel at the Paris Pasteur Institute, as well as for a leading biotechnology company in the field of gene sequencing and human genome cartography. Mr Jupin was also a partner for 13 years at one of the leading French IP firms.

Clients benefit from Mr Jupin’s extensive experience, spanning over 30 years, in prosecution in many jurisdictions, including EPO opposition and appeal proceedings.

Mr Jupin principally advises clients in the biotechnology and pharmacy sectors that are active in the fields of molecular and cellular biology, genetics, chemistry, biology and biochemistry. He brings together solid and coherent IP strategy in line with business objectives and demands, in order to assist clients in coordinating and managing the protection of intellectual property from R&D up to marketing.

Mr Jupin is routinely involved in the preparation of validity and patentability opinions and analyses of patent portfolios and potential infringement in the context of financings or acquisitions.

Mr Jupin is a member of the International Association for the Protection of Intellectual Property and president of the French group of the Union of European Practitioners in Intellectual Property. He also regularly gives lectures on topics related to industrial property and conducts training courses.

Mr Jupin has a PhD in immunology.

Professional associations


Sample client list

  • Institut National de la Recherche Agronomique
  • Institut National de la Santé et de la Recherche Médicale
  • Mars
  • Sanofi

Firm details

11 rue Saint Georges
Paris 75009

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