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Sylvain THIVILLIER

Partner

Head of the Munich office of REGIMBEAU

French Patent Attorney

European Patent Attorney

IT Mechanics Physics Department
AGENCIES: MUNICH, LYON
Email: thivillier@regimbeau.eu
Tel: +49 89 4111 23 320
Languages:    

Qualifications

French Patent Attorney

European Patent Attorney

Education

Master’s in Engineering (Ecole Nationale Supérieure des Mines de Saint-Etienne), specializing in Process Engineering
CEIPI Graduate (Patents and Trademarks & Designs)

Background

Sylvain THIVILLIER started his career in Intellectual Property at Regimbeau in 2004.
After spending 2 years in the Paris office and 6 years in the Lyon office, Sylvain is now Head of Regimbeau’s Munich office.

Both a French and European Patent Attorney, Sylvain advises clients on all issues relating to the field of Patents, from the drafting of patent applications through to the granting procedures, including patent litigation. Notably he has gained a vast experience in European Law, dealing with several Oral Proceedings and Opposition cases before the EPO.

Sylvain has accumulated extensive and varied experiences, through his involvement in the development and management of IP portfolios for Startups and Small Businesses, as well as in multinational IP litigation. 

He regularly carries out legal consultations, particularly for Freedom to Operate, Due Diligence and the evaluation of Intangible Assets.

Technical and scientific fields

Physics,
Mechanics,
X-ray optics,
Medical equipment,
Telecommunications,
Liquid crystal devices, 
Substrates for microelectronics,
Naval technology,
Automobiles,
Bioinformatics,
Metallurgy

Teaching / Representative positions

  • Lecturer at the CEIPI.
  • Member of the International Committee at the CNCPI
  • Member of several professional associations: CNCPI, GRUR, epi, INTA, AIPLA

Recent contributions and participations

Webinar

Webinar - Implementation of the European Patent with Unitary Effect and the Unified Patent Court: the countdown is on!

The entry into force of the European patent with unitary effect and the Unified Patent Court is now expected for October 2022. What changes for European patent applicants in 2022? What strategies should they adopt? Our experts Stéphanie Celaire, Sylvain Thivillier, Frédérique Durieux will present the new system and its implications, as well as its budgetary impact. Registration by email to: mailingregimbeau.eu
10th May 2022
Berlin

INTA Annual conference 2021

Participation of Isabelle THILL, Esther DUPAIN and Sylvain THIVILLIER at INTA Annual conference in Berlin on November 17 and at the INTA Virtual Meeting, from November 15 to 19.
17th Nov 2021
Las Vegas

CES

Participation of Sylvain THIVILLIER and Matthieu OBJOIS at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas.
7th Jan 2020
Washington

IPO Annual Meeting

Participation of Sylvain THIVILLIER and Bailey ZIEGLER at the IPO Annual Meeting.
24th Sept 2019

Fields

Patent

Know-how

IP Prosecution

Portfolio management

Technological Survey

Business Intelligence

Due Diligence - Strategy

Valorisation

Litigation

Press release

FT - 2019 Ranking

REGIMBEAU is ranked among the recommended IP firms in France by the Financial Times magazine (FT) in the "Europe's Leading Patent Law Firms: Mechanical Engineering" category.
Published on: 15th Jul 2019