European Patent Attorney


Chemistry – Analytical chemistry – Pharmaceutical formulations


Michail Tsoukalas has a strong expertise in chemistry, in particular Natural products chemistry, Analytical chemistry, Organic compound screening, Pharmaceutical formulations. He joined ICOSA in 2017 as patent associate within the Biotech-Chemistry team, and drafts and prosecutes patent applications.

Michail Tsoukalas also graduated from the Center for International Intellectual Property Studies (CEIPI) in 2016.

Pharmacist, awarded a PhD in natural products chemistry from the University of Strasbourg, he elucidated the structure of novel steroid glycosides and investigated their effect in the secretion of the hypoglycemic peptide GLP-1, directed by Dr. Annelise Lobstein.

Michail Tsoukalas published in international peer-reviews and presented his work at international conferences such as GA (Society for Medicinal Plant and Natural Product Research) and AFERP (Francophone Association for the Teaching and Research in Pharmacognosy).


  • CEIPI (Centre d’Etudes Internationales de la Propriété Intellectuelle) diploma, with Patent degree
  • PhD in Pharmacy from the Pharmacy school, under Dr Annelise Lobstein supervision, at the University of Strasbourg
  • MSc in natural products chemistry from University of Athens
  • MSc in natural products chemistry from University of Athens