European Patent Attorney
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  • Post graduate Certificate for Patents from the Center for International Intellectual Property Studies (CEIPI)
  • Public Works Engineer (ESTP)
  • International Master's Degree in Nuclear Civil Engineering (ESTP)

Professional experience and skills acquired

After graduating from a school of civil engineering, she obtained a Master in nuclear engineering in 2016. In this context, she did her final internship in a research team specialized in earthquake engineering at UC Berkeley. As a result, she developed a good knowledge of the research world.
In 2017, Khawla joined an industrial property firm and has been working as a patent engineer since then.

Since the beginning of her career as a patent engineer, she has acquired a strong competence in both the protection and the defense of technical innovations, allowing her to address all facets of the profession: drafting patent applications and their defense during examination procedures, patentability and freedom-to-operate studies, management of patent portfolios, patent oppositions, industrial property awareness.
Khawla joined Atout PI Laplace in October 2022.

Technical fields

Thanks to her education and professional experience, Khawla can work in various fields and has a strong expertise in the following areas: civil engineering, building, nuclear, general mechanics, materials, electronics.

Langues maîtrisées

French (native language) - English - Arabic - Spanish (intermediate level)