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Education ,  Career

          • European Patent Attorney (European Patent Office - EPO)

            • European trademark attorney

            • Board Member of the Council of the European Patent Institute - EPI


      Technical education:  Ecole Centrale de Lille, 1984 (engineering technical school)


      Legal education:

             • Master of Law, 1989, Nice

            • ‘Diplôme d’Etudes Approfondies en Droit des Affaires’ (extended degree in Business Law), 1992, Nice

            • Diploma of the ‘Centre d’Etudes Internationales de la Propriété Industrielle’ (CEIPI), 1989, Strasbourg


       Qualified both in the French Patent Office (1990) and the European Patent Office (1992)


Mr Schuffenecker developed his career within the IP function of the IBM organization from1985 to 1998,  where he was senior patent attorney.

He is particularly specialized in the fields of technology of electronics, telecommunications and software inventions.  In some particular area of technology (chemistry and biotechnology), the law firm takes support from the following patent engineering staff