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Background

Sylvain Thivillier started his career in Intellectual Property at Regimbeau in 2004.

After spending 2 years in the Paris office and 6 years in the Lyon office, Sylvain is the head of Regimbeau's Munich office, which he opened in 2012. He has been a Partner of Regimbeau since 2018.

Both a French and European Patent Attorney, Sylvain advises clients on all issues relating to the field of Patents, from the drafting of patent applications through to the granting procedures, including patent litigation. Notably he has gained a vast experience in European Law, dealing with several Oral Proceedings and Opposition cases before the EPO.

Sylvain has accumulated extensive and varied experiences, through his involvement in the development and management of IP portfolios for Startups and Small Businesses, as well as in multinational IP litigation.

He regularly carries out legal consultations, particularly for Freedom to Operate, Due Diligence and the evaluation of Intangible Assets.

Qualifications

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

Education

  • Master’s in Engineering (Ecole des Mines de Saint-Etienne), specializing in Process Engineering
  • CEIPI Graduate (Patents and Trademarks & Designs)
  • Master of Law, Economics, Management from the CEIPI (Specialization in Intellectual Property)

Know-how

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

Related news

Meetings - 20 Mar 2024

INTA Annual Meeting 2024 – from May 18 to May 22, 2024 – Atlanta, USA 

Sylvain Thivillier, Emmanuelle Levy, Isabelle Thill, Olivier Prats and and Julie Brun will attend the next annual conference of the International Trademark Association (INTA) which will be held in Atlanta…

By Sylvain Thivillier Emmanuelle Levy Isabelle Thill Olivier Prats and Julie Brun
Webinars - 27 Feb 2024

EPI Webinar –  Webinar on patent litigation in France: specificities of national procedures and future prospects in the light of the UPC – March, 20

Regimbeau is thrilled to announce an EPI webinar led by Sylvain Thivillier, a seasoned expert in patent litigation, on March 20th, from 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM.  This webinar entitled…

By Sylvain Thivillier
Rencontres - 25 Sep 2023

EPI Seminar – October 18, 2023 – Munich  

Sylvain Thivillier will be taking part as a speaker at the EPI seminar on October 18, from 9am to 5pm, in Munich.  This one day EPI seminar will focus on…

By Sylvain Thivillier
Webinars - 05 Apr 2022

Webinar – Implementation of the European Patent with Unitary Effect and the Unified Patent Court: the countdown is on!

The entry into force of the European patent with unitary effect and the Unified Patent Court is now expected for October 2022. What changes for European patent applicants in 2022?…

By Sylvain Thivillier Stéphanie Massin Célaire and Frédérique Durieux
Meetings - 17 Nov 2021

INTA Annual conference 2021

Participation of Isabelle Thill, Esther Dupain and Sylvain Thivillier at INTA Annual conference in Berlin on November 17 and at the INTA Virtual Meeting, from November 15 to 19. Read…

By Isabelle Thill Sylvain Thivillier and Esther Dupain
Meetings - 17 Oct 2021

INTA Annual conference 2021

Participation of Isabelle Thill, Esther Dupain and Sylvain Thivillier at INTA Annual conference in Berlin on November 17 and at the INTA Virtual Meeting, from November 15 to 19. Read…

By Isabelle Thill Sylvain Thivillier and Esther Dupain
Meetings - 07 Jan 2020

CES

Participation of Sylvain Thivillier and Matthieu Objois at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas.

By Sylvain Thivillier
Meetings - 24 Sep 2019

IPO Annual Meeting

Participation of Sylvain Thivillier and Bailey Ziegler at the IPO Annual Meeting.

By Sylvain Thivillier
Rencontres - 20 Jun 2019

Regimbeau IP ACADEMY 2019

Regimbeau is organising a 5-day training seminar on “European Patents and Designs: The Essentials” for clients and foreign colleagues wishing to acquire a working knowledge of the specificities of patent…

By Nicolas Bouquin, Ph.D Isabelle Thill Anne Seibel Cécile Puech, Ph.D Martine Bloch-Weill Armelle Leonard Frédérique Durieux Guillaume Schwab Sylvain Thivillier Archive_Gabrielle Faure-André, Ph.D Yves de Saint-Pern Caroline Huguet-Braun and
Rencontres - 18 May 2019

INTA Annual conference 2019

Participation of Evelyne Roux, Julie Brun, Isabelle Thill et Sylvain Thivillier.

By Isabelle Thill Julie Brun Sylvain Thivillier and
Meetings - 15 May 2019

AIPLA Annual meeting

Participation of Isabelle Thill et Sylvain Thivillier.

By Isabelle Thill and Sylvain Thivillier
Meetings - 25 Oct 2018

AIPLA Annual meeting

Participation of Sylvain Thivillier and Emmanuelle Levy at the AIPLA Annual meeting.

By Sylvain Thivillier and Emmanuelle Levy
Meetings - 19 May 2018

CNCPI and AFPI conference during INTA 2018 Annual Meeting

Contribution by Sylvain Thivillier, Head of our Munich’s office, at the CNCPI and AFPI Conference on the impact of Brexit on Intellectual Property law in Europe. More information

By Sylvain Thivillier
Rencontres - 19 May 2018

INTA Annual conference 2018

Participation of Evelyne Roux, Martine Bloch-Weill, Julie Brun, Nicolas Demilly and Sylvain Thivillier.

By Martine Bloch-Weill Julie Brun Nicolas Demilly Sylvain Thivillier and
Meetings - 15 May 2018

AIPLA Spring meeting

Participation of Sylvain Thivillier, Head of our Munich’s office, at the AIPLA Spring meeting.

By Sylvain Thivillier
Rencontres - 05 Apr 2018

Regimbeau IP Academy 2018

Regimbeau is organising a 5-day training seminar on “European Patents and Designs: The Essentials” for clients and foreign colleagues wishing to acquire a working knowledge of the specificities of patent…

By Sylvain Thivillier Isabelle Thill Frédérique Faivre Petit Emmanuelle Levy Martine Bloch-Weill Nicolas Bouquin, Ph.D Frédérique Durieux Caroline Huguet-Braun Cécile Puech, Ph.D Anne Seibel Guillaume Schwab and
Releases - 08 Jan 2018

Sylvain Thivillier, becomes Partner at Regimbeau French and European IP Law Firm

Munich, January 8, 2018 – Sylvain Thivillier, 37, Head of the Munich Office, joins Regimbeau’s team of Partners.  “This appointment demonstrates a recognition of the expertise and involvement of Sylvain, with whom…

By Sylvain Thivillier
Releases - 10 Sep 2012

Regimbeau strengthens its presence in europe

Paris, Munich, 10 September 2012 – Building on its European Patent experience, REGIMBEAU, a French Intellectual Property law firm, is strengthening its presence in Europe by opening a permanent office…

By Sylvain Thivillier