Andrea Perronace is a European Patent Attorney and has been working in the IP field for 18 years drafting, prosecuting and litigating patents before EPO and national offices/courts. He has a master’s degree in Physics and a Ph.D. in Physical Chemistry, with specialization in computational models in both.
Andrea is a former external expert for the European Commission in the field of Anti-Counterfeiting Technologies and has been admitted as a Court Expert before the Specialized Intellectual Property Section of the Court of Rome.
Andrea is a full member of the ICT Thematic Group of the European Patent Practice Committee (epi) and participates in EPI’s Guidelines’ and ICT subcommittees e whose aim is to submit to the EPO proposals for improvement of the Guidelines for Examination.
As an epi delegate, he was a speaker at the “Patenting Artificial Intelligence” Conference at the European Patent Office in Munich, May 30, 2018.
He works on a broad range of subject matter in the physics, telecommunications, electricity, electronic and electro-mechanical fields, including ICT-related matters. He also teaches as tutor in patent law courses organized by Centre d’Etudes Internationales de la Propriété Intellectuelle de l’Université de Strasbourg, publishes articles on patent matters and is frequently invited to speak at the European Patent Academy.