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Bronze - Individuals: prosecution
With a team of 50 IP attorneys, Germain & Maureau delivers a well-equipped service for filing top-notch French, European and Patent Cooperation Treaty patent applications. Praised by clients for the quality of its service and its modern, up-to-date communications, the firm boasts expertise across a wide range of technical areas. Heading up the Grenoble office is Alban Dumont. A commercially savvy and business-oriented counsellor, Dumont spent several years as an in-house patent attorney. A wide-ranging and dexterous practitioner, he delivers skilful prosecution for clientele in the automotive, material and semiconductor industries, among others. Stéphane Agasse heads the chemistry, pharmacy and life sciences practice group. He began his career with the patent department of a leading agrochemical company, and the industry continues to supply him with a lot of work. He also dives into patents in animal health and chemical engineering, as well as in the health and beauty space. A strategic and tenacious advocate, he is also regularly called upon to represent patrons in invalidity proceedings. Most of Nicolas Delorme’s work is in the mechanical sectors – including aeronautics, automotive and medical devices. With a background in patent information, Delorme knows the patent landscape well and ensures that his applications are always crafted with an informed perspective across the wider industrial field.