Mr. Jérôme Collin

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About me

Jerome COLLIN – Managing Partner and International Director at REGIMBEAU

Jerome is qualified as a European Patent Attorney before the European Patent Office and as a French Conseil en Propriété Industrielle.

Acting for various types of clients (startups, SMEs, multinational companies), he has extensive experience in proceedings before the EPO, including in oral proceedings before the Examining and Opposition Divisions, and before the Boards of Appeal.

Jerome also delivers opinions and advises clients on IP strategy, including in situations of technology transfer, pre-contentious or litigation, or merger & acquisitions.

His technical expertise covers electronics and mechanical engineering, physics, and medical devices.

Jerome holds a MS (Ecole Nationale des Ponts et Chaussées), a MA (University of California, Santa Barbara) and a LLM (CEIPI – University of Strasbourg).

After serving for 10 years in the Commission d’Etudes et de Travail on International Patent Matters of FICPI (CET3) as Reporter and then Chair, Jerome is now the Special Reporter on Substantive Patent Law Harmonization (SPLH). Jerome also served as a tutor for the EUROSEAD patent drafting course, and as a member of PMC.

Experience & Qualifications

Technical Specialisms
  • Biomedical engineering; medical devices
  • Materials; polymer science
  • Mechanical, electro-mechanical and mechatronic engineering
  • Physics
  • Software; computer-implemented inventions
Professional Experience
  • IP counselling
  • IP due diligence
  • Patent litigation
  • Patent oppositions
  • Patent prosecution

Roles in FICPI

  • CET Special Reporter (Substantive Patent Law Harmonisation)
  • French
  • English