Nargolwalla Cyra

Cyra Nargolwalla

Partner

French Patent Attorney

European Patent Attorney

Location
Contact

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

Cyra Nargolwalla is a member of Plasseraud IP's Executive Committee. She began her career in IP at Plasseraud IP in 1994, and became a Partner in 2004. She specializes in biotechnology and pharmaceuticals (including vaccines, hormone therapy and cancer treatment), as well as in the textile, paper and food industries. She regularly represents clients in oral opposition and appeal proceedings before the EPO. She also handles litigation files for French and foreign clients. She regularly lectures on subjects relating to biotechnology/pharmaceutical patents and litigation. Cyra is Secretary of AIPPI and a member of CNCPI and IPO's Diversity & Inclusion Committee. She is also a member in a personal capacity of the EPO's Standing Advisory Committee (SACEPO), Working Party on Rules, following her appointment by the EPO President. Cyra is also Vice-President of the French office of AIPPI. 

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Practice areas

Biotechnology
Pharmaceuticals
Patent prosecution and litigation
Transactional IP Matters

Education

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)

Languages

English, French

Awards

Legal 500 - Leading Individuals 2024

JUVE Patent 2021, 2022, 2023, 2024 - Recommended Individual | Patent attorney with specialty

WIPR Woman in IP 2021

WIPR Leaders 2023

WIPR Diversity 2022

IAM Patent 1000 2021, 2022, 2023 - Recommended Individual in Prosecution

IAM Global Leader 2024

IAM Strategy 300 2022, 2023, 

MIP IP Star 2021, 2022, 2023

MIP Top 250 Woman in IP 2021, 2022, 2023