Michel Gilio

European and Belgian Patent Attorney
Ph.D. Mechanical Engineering

Michel Gilio is a European Patent Attorney specialising in mechanics, electronics, material technology and medical devices. He has extensive experience in drafting and prosecuting patent applications worldwide and providing infringement and freedom-to-operate advice.

Contact information

Visiting address:

Strandgade 56
1401 København K, Danmark

Extended profile

Michel has been working with intellectual property since 2006. He obtained his Ph.D. in the field of Manufacturing Technology and his master’s degree in Mechanical Engineering specialising in automation, both from the Katholieke Universiteit Leuven.

Michel represents SMEs, research institutes and foreign companies in the field of mechanics, electronics, material technology and medical devices. He is mainly involved in prior art searches, patent drafting and worldwide prosecution, oppositions, infringement, freedom-to-operate analysis and patent litigation.

Practice areas

  • Agreements
  • Analyses & searches
  • IP Strategy
  • Utility models
  • Litigation (patent)
  • Licensing
  • Oppositions
  • Patent, prosecution

Industry expertise

  • Automotive
  • Energy, gas, oil & power
  • Mechanics
  • Materials technology & nanotech
  • Manufacturing & process technology

Languages

  • English
  • Dutch
  • Italian
  • French
  • German
  • Spanish

Education

  • Ph.D. Manufacturing Technology, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven (Belgium), 2004
  • MSc Mechanical Engineering, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven (Belgium), 1998

Authorisations

  • European Patent Attorney
  • Belgian Patent Attorney (Authorised)
  • Authorised Representative before the Netherlands Patent Office

Memberships

  • epi (Institute of Professional Representatives before the European Patent Office), European Patent Practice Committee (EPPC) Member