Jean-Michel Laffargue, Page White Farrer

Dr. Jean-Michel Laffargue

Senior Patent Professional


Senior Patent Professional
Master (Toulouse), Electrical Engineering
Ph.D. (Toulouse), Electrical Engineering
Adv. Master (ENSAM, Paris), Quality Management

About Jean-Michel

Jean-Michel has practised in the intellectual property profession in Munich since 2004, following several years in R&D as a research scientist at Schneider Electric/Merlin Gérin, Grenoble; a researcher at LGET-CNRS in collaboration with SEDIVER, Toulouse; in manufacturing (process quality engineer at Matra Automobile, Romorantin-Lanthenay); and in design (quality manager at Motorola Semiconductor Products Sector, Munich).


He covers the following technical areas:

  • dielectric materials
  • electric motors and controls
  • electrical, electronic and mechanical engineering, with particular expertise in telecommunications
  • electro-mechanical
  • electronic devices and circuitry
  • high voltage and EMI protection (zinc oxide surge arresters, electromagnetic shielding)
  • medical devices.
  • mobile communications
  • semiconductor devices (physics and technology)


His professional experience covers drafting and prosecution of European and international patent applications to grant, as well as opinion work on freedom-to-operate.


Jean-Michel is a native French speaker, fluent in English and proficient in German with also a good knowledge of Dutch.

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