Patent attorney at Pronovem
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Dr. ir. Michel Gilio
European & Belgian Patent Attorney @ Pronovem Intellectual Property Group
I obtained a PhD in mechanical engineering at the Katholieke Universiteit Leuven (KUL) and conducted applied research in the area of liquid-film coating at the “Mechanical Engineering” Department of KUL for six years and thereafter gained experience as a production manager in a company specialized in thermal-spray metal coatings. I joined Pronovem (Brussels office) in 2006 and am active in patent drafting, worldwide prosecution, opposition and litigation, and freedom to operate analyses. I qualified as a European and Belgian Patent Attorney and successfully drafted and prosecuted patent applications in the fields of mechanical engineering, materials engineering, production technology, robotics, microelectronic and medical technology. I master 6 working languages (Italian, Dutch, English, French, German and Spanish).