Nargolwalla Cyra

Cyra Nargolwalla


French Patent Attorney

European Patent Attorney


Tel: +33 (0)1 40 16 70 00

Cyra Nargolwalla started her career at Plasseraud IP in 1994 and became Partner in 2004. She is specialised in the fields of biotechnology and pharmaceuticals (vaccines, hormonal therapy, cancer treatment), but also in the sectors of textiles and paper and the food industry. She regularly represents her clients in oral proceedings before the EPO in opposition and appeal. Cyra also handles litigation matters in France and in other countries. She speaks at conferences on biotech/pharmacy patent matters as well as on litigation-related topics. Cyra is an active member of numerous IP associations including AIPPI (Secretary of French Group), CNCPI, IPO (Diversity & Inclusion Committee). She has been appointed member ad personam by the President of the European Patent Office (EPO) to the Standing Advisory Committee before the EPO (SACEPO), Working Party on Rules. 

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Practice areas

Patent prosecution and litigation
Transactional IP Matters


Master’s Degree, Biochimie (Toronto)

Bachelor of Laws & Bachelor of Civil Law, McGill University (Montreal)

Maîtrise de Droit privé & Droit international privé, Université de Paris II (Assas)


English, French


JUVE Patent 2021/2022 - Recommended Individual | Patent attorney with specialty

WIPR Woman in IP 2021

IAM Patent 1000 2021/2022 - Recommended Individual in Prosecution

MIP IP Star 2021

MIP Top 250 Woman in IP 2021