David MONIN, PhD

European Patent Attorney


Medtech – Optics – Material science – Rheology


David has a strong background in theoretical physics and developed transversal expertise in material science (synthesis, formulation, structure) and material properties (electronic, optic, colorimetry, rheology). He joined ICOSA in 2019 as European Patent Attorney in MEDTECH department. He is involved in patent information searching, patent drafting, patent prosecution and elaboration of legal opinions.


  • European Qualification Exam (EQE)
  • PhD in Physical Chemistry – Drainage and coalescence of soap foams. Paul Pascal Research Center (CNRS) and Bordeaux I University
  • Master in theoretical physics and material science (Ecole Normale Supérieure de Lyon)
  • Specialty in chemical physics and non-linear phenomena (Ecole Normale Supérieure de Lyon)
  • Agrégation of Physical sciences (French competitive examination for teachers in undergraduate classes) (Ecole Normale Supérieure de Lyon)