LL.M. in International Law, Ingénieur diplômé in Physics (Paris), M.Sc., qualified in French Industrial Property, European Patent Attorney
Languages: English, French, German
Almost ten years of experience in patent application proceedings and litigation in the fields of mechanical engineering and physics, with particular specialization in the aerospace, energy and automotive fields and naval construction, among others. He has particular experience in addition in the intricacies of obtaining interruptions of proceedings at the EPO.
Olivier Catania represents clients and cases where French and English are spoken, and where French patent law is involved.
European Patent Institute (EPI).
Studied mechanical engineering during ‘Classes Préparatoires aux Grandes Ecoles’ (best student each year), followed by studying physics at the ‘Ecole Supérieure d’Optique’ (founding member of prestigious ParisTech institution), taking in addition a Master’s degree in image processing with honours. After his university and engineer studies, he worked for one year as an R&D engineer in opto-mechanics.
Obtained his CEIPI degree in patents and worked for five years in Paris at a leading IP law firm where he qualified as a European patent attorney in 2013. He joined the Munich office of HOFFMANN EITLE in 2014 and passed the French Patent Attorney Qualifying Examination in 2015. He passed with distinction a Master of Laws in International Law from a top-tier French university in 2016.