Lucile Vernoux, Ph.D

French Patent Attorney
European Patent Attorney
French English


Lucile Vernoux began her industrial property career in 2001. Following an experience in a start-up, she lived two years in the United States where she worked in the Technology Transfer Department of Duke University. Lucile then practiced for eight years at Regimbeau, then in another IP firm for three and a half years, before joining Regimbeau again in 2017.

Lucile strives to make industrial property accessible to all. She appreciates the diversity of her clients: public institutions, start-ups and large companies. She is particularly involved in the construction and consolidation of patent portfolios, freedom-to-operate studies and opposition proceedings. She also performs database searches to establish patents overview.


  • French Patent Attorney
  • European Patent Attorney
  • Representative before the UPC


  • Master of biology - biochemistry - ENS Paris
  • Ph.D in biochemistry and Molecular Biology, University Paris Sud
  • CEIPI (Patents certificate), University of Strasbourg


  • IP Audit
  • Acquisition of IP Rights & Strategy
  • IP Prosecution & Portfolio Management
  • Pre-litigation & Litigation
  • Technological survey
  • Freedom to operate

Teaching / Representative positions

  • Lecturer at the “Ecole Supérieure de Biologie-Biochimie-Biotechnologies” (ESTBB-IPROB) of the Lyon Catholic University.
  • Member of the EQE Correction Committee (EC III)