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Managing Partner - Lawyer at the Paris Bar – European Patent Attorney

Michel ABELLO worked for 12 years as a Patent Attorney (patents, trademarks and industrial designs) with several firms (Nony, Weinstein, Loyer), of which the PEUSCET firm he managed for 4 years before being admitted to the Paris Bar in 2003.

He participated as a speaker to many congresses and conferences, particularly as an expert in Licensing with the World Intellectual Property Organization. He is a member of the main specialised professional bodies in Intellectual Property (AIPPI, EPI, FJPI, LES, APEB, AAPI, EPLAW, UNION) and a founding member and President of the GEIE UPCLA® and former vice-president of the FRANCAVOKA network.

He has been a member of the evaluation panel in Industrial Property (patents) of the FPO from 2001 to 2006. He is a member of the legal commission of the CURIE association dealing with the valuation of research and technology transfers, from 2005 for ten years.

He holds the specialization mention of the Paris Bar in Intellectual Property; he is classified as Patent star 2020 by IP STARS, invaluable in patent litigation by LEADERS LEAGUE / DECIDEURS and 5 Star IP 2020 by LE POINT.

Educational training

Michel ABELLO has a double major in science and law:

  • Engineer of the Ecole Centrale Paris (1992)
  • DESS or MASTER 2 (5-year degree) in Intellectual Property of the University Panthéon Assas (1992) and of the International Studies Center of Intellectual Property in Strasbourg (1995)
  • Professor in law at Ecole Centrale Paris from 1996 to 2018
  • Professor in IP law at Centrale Pekin – Beihang University – China, from 2008 to 2014
  • instructor in patent claims drafting at CEIPI in Strasbourg from 1999 to 2014
  • lecturer at the Paul Roubier Center in Lyon from 2003 to 2007
  • instructor in civil proceedings for the Paris bar School (EFB) in 2013 – 2014
  • instructor for electronic communication (RPVA) for the Paris bar from 2012 to 2014
  • French
  • English
  • Italian
  • German
  • Spanish
  • « Guide des saisies-contrefaçons et des constats », Lexisnexis, 2015, , with Jérôme TASSI and Guillaume DUBOS
  • French chapter of “Employees’ Intellectual Property Rights” AIPPI Law series published by Kluwer Law International (with Jérôme TASSI ans Estelle VARD)
  • Paper “the infringement proceedings instituted by an exclusive sublicensee”, cowritten with Jérôme TASSI, published in Propriété Industrielle, April 2014
  • Publication of guidelines in “Déployer l’innovation” (Génie Industriel)” : Edition Techniques de l’Ingénieur, March 2013 “how to evaluate its IPR?”
  • Publication of guidelines “Employees works” (with Jérôme TASSI) and “Litigations on inventions made by employees” (cowritten with Jérôme TASSI et Laurent MULATIER) published on lexis360 in 2012
  • Publication of guidelines in “Déployer l’innovation” (Génie Industriel)” : Edition Techniques de l’Ingénieur 2011:
    – confidentiality agreements : Rédaction et réalisation
    – confidentiality agreements : identifier l’information confidentielle et constituer la preuve
  • Paper « Software made by employees and fundamental rights : a promissing priority question for constitution law ? », cowritten with Jérôme TASSI, published in Communication Commerce Electronique April 2011, étude n°8
  • Paper “the effect of the law of June 17, 2008 reforming civil prescription on the inventions made by employees ” cowritten with Jean-Paul MARTIN and Nicolas REDON, in Lamy Droit des Affaires, december 2009, p.55-61
  • Article « Le ballet jurisprudentiel sur la déchéance pour défaut d’exploitation en cas de dépôts de marques multiples » coécrit avec Jérôme TASSI, publié dans la revue Propriété Industrielle de juillet-août 2009, étude n°15
  • Paper « Is supplemental compensation for inventions made by employees according to the law of Nov. 23, 1990 compulsory ?» cowritten with Mr Jean-Paul MARTIN, published in Propriété Industrielle de janvier 2009, étude n°2
  • Paper « Cas law review on cancellation for non-use in case of multiple TM filings » cowritten with Jérôme TASSI, published in Propriété Industrielle, July-August 2009, étude n°15
  • Paper « Request for anton pillar orders: the plaintiff must justify its rights ! » published 7 February 2008 on
  • PITE II Report on « IPR on the woks of Students (Patents)» published in June 2007 by the CURIE network
  • « Protection of the innovation » and « General introduction to law » published by Ecole Centrale Paris (Edition 1999-2013)
  • In 1992 he wrote a thesis on the protection of patent texts by copyrights. This thesis is available at the library of the Research Institute in Intellectual Property (IRPI)

Michel ABELLO participated in many conferences organised by Agoranov, ASPI, CURIE, ECP, Ecole Chimie Paris, ENSTA, INRIA, the Ministries of Research of France, Russia, China, Tunisia, Senegal, WIPO, the University of Paris Dauphine, the University of La Rochelle,…The papers may be found in the documentation.

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