Catherine Touati is a Patent Attorney and a Partner at Plasseraud IP. She is involved in the fields of chemistry, cosmetics, food processing, and more specifically in pharmacy and phytopharmacy. She deals with case files, conducts freedom of operation studies and manages litigation files. She has developed a particular expertise in Supplementary Protection Certificates (SPC) and Plant Variety Rights (PVR). She joined Plasseraud IP in 1996, after a first four-year experience in an IP law firm, where she trained in patent and trademark law. She became a Partner in 2011.