Philippe Ocvirk

Philippe OCVIRK

Member of the Board
Patent and Trademark Attorney
Information System Manager
 

philippe.ocvirk@freylinger.com

Languages: FR/EN/DE

Qualifications - Education

European Patent Attorney
European Trademark & Design Attorney
Luxembourg IP Attorney (Conseil en Propriété Industrielle)
French Patent Attorney (Conseil en Propriété Industrielle,
mention Brevets)

University Diploma "Patent Litigation in Europe" (D.E.S.U. from CEIPI)

Engineering Degree in Materials Science - IST/Polytech' Grenoble, France

Practice Area

  • Patent drafting and prosecution
  • Patent analyses and searches
  • Oppositions against granted patents
  • Patent litigation and contracting

Biography

Philippe is a European Patent Attorney (since 2003), a Luxembourg patent attorney and is qualified before the French patent Office (INPI). Philippe joined the firm in 1998 after having graduated as an engineer in materials science from the Institute of Science and Technology in Grenoble, France (Polytech' Grenoble).

Since 2013, Philippe is a Member of the Board of Office Freylinger.

Philippe has extensive experience in drafting and prosecuting patent applications in Europe and over the world in various technical fields.
He also handles patent litigation cases, and drafts and negociates patent related contracts.

Philippe obtained in 2014 the University Diploma on Patent Litigation in Europe from CEIPI (University of Strasbourg, France) in order to gain deep knowledge on the new Unitary Patent system.

Next to his counselling activities, Philippe regularly is a regular lecturer at EEIGM (Engineering School) and Faculty of Law in Nancy, France.

Philippe is also an author of the Luxembourg Chapter of the Manual on Intellectual Property (Brown Book) published by Kluwer Law International.

Technical & Scientific Fields

  • Physics
  • Materials science (metallurgy, electronics, glass, polymers)
  • Mechanical devices
  • Semiconductor manufacturing
  • Nuclear (cyclotron isotope production)
  • Automotive equipments
  • Steelmaking (blast furnaces, coke plants, rolling mills)
    Software (IT)
  • Measuring and analysis devices

Memberships

epi (Institute of Professional Representatives before the European Patent Office)
Member of EPPC (European Patent Practice Committee) of epi
AIPPI
AIPLA
LES-Benelux (Licensing Executives Society)
Secretary of FCPIL (Fédération des Conseils en Propriété Industrielle au Luxembourg)