IP Expertise

  • Protection strategies
  • Prior art searches
  • Patentability analysis
  • Patent drafting and prosecution
  • Oral proceedings at the EPO
  • Oppositions
  • Freedom to operate evaluations
  • Foreign procedures
  • IP Training

Technical Expertise

  • Microelectronics (processes and structures)
  • Semiconductors
  • Physics
  • Image sensors
  • Piezo-electrics, MEMS
  • Photovoltaics
  • Thermoelectricity
  • Mechanics
  • Fluid mechanics
  • Materials


  • European Patent Attorney
  • French Patent Attorney
  • CEIPI certificate
  • Engineer – Ecole Nationale Supérieure des Mines de St Etienne


Sophie graduated from the Ecole Nationale Supérieure des Mines in 1995. After gaining more than 20 years’ experience at the CEA (Commissariat à l’énergie atomique et aux énergies renouvelables), in particular as a patent engineer and IP manager for 8 years, she joined a Parisian patent firm in 2017 as a European Patent Attorney. There she developed more experience in IP, in particular in patent drafting and prosecution in different and various fields, oral proceedings, prior art searches and freedom to operate evaluations.

She joined BEAUMONT in April 2021.