Partner, French Patent Attorney, European Patent Attorney, French and European Trademark & Design Attorney, Mediator

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Practice areas:

Patent litigation
Patent office proceedings

Industry sectors:

Life sciences
Medical devices
Universities & research

Anne Desaix is a Partner at Plasseraud IP.

Her work mainly focusses on patents in the field of life sciences. She represents major French and international research laboratories and innovative SMEs. She has an extensive expertise in long-term protection strategies and constitution of patent portfolios in pioneering technologies. She also advises patent holders in the field of Supplementary Protection Certificates (SPC).

She has acquired a great wealth of experience in handling complex proceedings before the EPO and before the French courts. She regularly conducts patent portfolio assessment audits during major corporate changes (raising funds, stock market floats…) and provides services in the field of negotiation of IP agreements. Anne is also a registered Mediator in the field of industrial property at the International Arbitration Chamber of Paris.

Anne joined EGYP, a company of Plasseraud IP Group, in 1986 where she has been a Partner since 1995.

Year Joined Firm: 1986


  • Degree in Mediation (IFOMENE - Paris)
  • Degree, "Patent Litigation in Europe" (Strasbourg University)
  • Postgraduate degree in Intellectual Property (University Paris 2)
  • Postgraduate degree CEIPI (Université de Strasbourg)
  • Degree in Science and Innovative Techniques in Biology (Angers University)

Network Memberships:

  • ACPI – French Chapter of FICPI
  • AIPPI - International Association for the Protection of Intellectual Property
  • FICPI - International Federation of Intellectual Property Attorneys
  • EPLIT - European Patent Litigators Association


Last updated 29 June 2021