Patent & Trademark Attorney
European representative at the EPO
Patent engineer since 1985, Olivier Nicolle has more than 30 years of experience in liberal practice in French industrial property firms such as Brevatome (1985-1986), the Cabinet Netter (partner 1986-2001), the Cabinet BDSA (2001-2013), from Santarelli (2003-2006).
Until the end of November 2012, Olivier Nicolle was the head of the patents department of Alcatel-Lucent (now Nokia) in Paris for which he made a significant contribution to building a patent portfolio of great commercial value. This experience led him to intervene in particular in Europe, Asia and the United States, between 2006 and 2012.
Olivier Nicolle also carries out a training activity. He is trainer at the INPI for the examination for obtaining the Patent Assistant Certificate and corrector at the ASPI as part of the European Patent Qualifying Examination. Olivier Nicolle also teaches at the DJCE of the Faculty of Law of Montpellier . He also intervenes at the request of companies for in-house training. Most recently, he worked for Atelier LUMA in Arles.
Junior patent engineer within the firm since January 2019. Thomas Croise holds a Bachelor's degree in Biochemistry & Molecular Biology , a Master's in Biochemistry & Biotechnologies of Toulouse III University, a Master in Intellectual Property Law from Toulouse 1 Capitole University, as well as a DU Mention Patent Law and Intellectual Property Law from Center for International Intellectual Property Studies (CEIPI).
He also worked as an independent consultant for the Libertà IP firm from September 2017 to December 2018.
(Trademark, Design, Copyright & New Technologies)
Holder of the Bachelor of Kedge Business School specialty Entrepreneurship and Innovation, he acquired experience in business strategy, both in France and abroad, and carried out a project to create a Start-Up. It is this last experience in innovation that led him to move towards Intellectual Property Law and New Technologies .
He then completed his business school curriculum with a Master 1 in Business Law at the University of Corsica Pasquale Paoli, followed by a Master 2 in Intellectual Property, Digital and Advanced Technologies at the Institute of Business Law of the University of Aix-Marseille.