Nathalie JOUANNIC, PhD


European Patent Attorney
French Patent Agent

Biotech – Physiology – Agrochemicals – Proprietary Variety Certificate


Nathalie Jouannic is a strong expert in Biotech, in particular in Biology and in Physiology as a PhD in Molecular Biology and Physiology from Université Paris 6. She joined ICOSA as patent associate within the Biotech-Biology team.

Nathalie Jouannic has been on the list of qualified persons in the field of industrial property since 2009 and has been a European Attorney since 2005. She has acquired expertise in the drafting of patent applications and patent examination procedures until their issuance, in advice on protection of plant varieties and filing of PVC (Proprietary Variety Certificate) but also in audits of portfolios and freedom to operate studies.

Nathalie Jouannic started an in-house career in Groups such as Limagrain, Bayer CropScience and bioMérieux and pursued it with large French intellectual property firms.


  • French Qualification Exam (EQF)
  • European Qualification Exam (EQE)
  • CEIPI (Centre d’Etudes Internationales de la Propriété Intellectuelle) diploma, with Patent degree
  • PhD in Molecular Biology and Physiology from Université Paris 6