Philippe Prugneau


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French Patent Attorney
French Trademarks and Designs Attorney
European Patent Attorney
European Union Intellectual Property Office Professional Representative
Patent and Trademark Agent in Hong-Kong and in Switzerland


French, English
Practice areas
Patent infringement litigation
Litigation about employees inventions
Alternative Dispute Resolution – ADR
Licence agreements
IP Strategy
European patent prosecution and opposition
Software protection
Technological areas
Computer Science
Process control
Electrical machines
Image processiong
Education & Qualifications
Engineer in Software (University of Technology of Compiègne)
Advanced studies diploma in Signal processing (University of Technology of Compiègne)
Post-Graduate Diploma in IP (University of Law Pantheon Assas. Paris)
Graduate from the CEIPI (University of Law of Strasbourg), in Patents and Trademarks
European Patent Litigator (University of Law of Strasbourg)  – Lawyer

Before founding PRUGNEAU-SCHAUB IP in 1996, Philippe PRUGNEAU started his career as a patent engineer in the IP Department of ALCATEL ALSTHOM Group.

Philippe PRUGNEAU conducted many oral proceedings before the Opposition Divisions and Boards of Appeal of the EPO, and he assists clients in patent litigations.

He specializes in developing comprehensive intellectual property strategies addressing the business needs of his clients and building their patent portfolios,

Philippe PRUGNEAU has considerable experience in computer networks and software, electronics in the automotive and medical fields optics and optical equipment, telecoms.