Pascale Le Coupanec

Partner - Paris, Grenoble, Lyon

Pascale Le Coupanec

Managing Partner

Pascale joined Nony in April 2002, became a partner in 2005 and is member of the firm’s executive committee since 2015. She intervenes in the fields of chemistry, materials, surface treatments, pharmacy, cosmetics and also in the fields of life sciences such as biochemistry and biotechnology.


Chemistry, Life sciences, Materials, Litigation & Opposition, Contracts, Patents, Consulting


Pharmacy, Cosmetics, Biotechnology, Polymers, Organic chemistry


During her career, she worked as a patent engineer within the patent Department of several major French chemical and pharmaceutical groups (1990-1996). She has also worked in two major Parisian IP offices for eight years.

Since 2005, she has graduated from the European patent litigation cycle.

She is a member of the International Association for the protection of intellectual property (AIPPI) and of the network C.U.R.I.E. (association dedicated to the valorisation of research).

She regularly represents her clients in oral proceedings at EPO in oppositions and appeals. She also deals with litigation for French or foreign clients and carries out regular IP audits.

She regularly gives lectures on topics related to industrial property and conducts training courses.


  • PhD organic chemistry


  • European patent attorney

  • French patent attorney


    Pascale was recognized  "IAM Patent 1000" for the Year 2019 in France.