European Patent Attorney


Chemistry – Polymers


Claire Bernhardt-Riboulot is a strong expert in polymer and organic chemistry, materials and catalysts. She joined ICOSA in 2014 as patent associate within the Biotech-Chemistry team. She is graduated from the Center for International Intellectual Property Studies (CEIPI) in 2016.

Claire Bernhardt-Riboulot has been awarded a PhD in Chemistry and her thesis was related to the development of novel organic polymers for supported-catalysis at the Laboratoire de Chimie des Polymères from the French University of Pierre & Marie Curie. She holds also a Master in “Polymer Chemistry” and in “Organic and Bioorganic Chemistry”.

She has worked as a post-doctorate researcher at Technologie Servier (France) where she developed new excipients for drug formulation by extrusion.
By ICOSA, Claire Bernhardt-Riboulot is involved in patent drafting and monitoring of the procedures for reviewing patent applications as well as patent portfolios. Claire also performs patentability and freedom-to-operate studies.


  • Pre-European Qualification Exam (EQE)
  • CEIPI (Centre d’Etudes Internationales de la Propriété Intellectuelle) diploma, with Patent degree
  • PhD in Chemistry at the University Pierre & Marie Curie – Paris VI
  • MSc in Polymer material, Organic Chemistry and Bio-organic from the University Pierre & Marie Curie (UPMC) – Paris