Théodore Ley conducts examination, opposition and appeal proceedings before the European Patent Office. He is primarily involved in computer-implemented inventions and his main technical areas of expertise are information technologies, blockchain-based techniques, encryption techniques, artificial intelligence, computer and network techniques, intuitive user interfaces, voice control systems, and video and image processing.
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Théodore Ley studied electrical engineering at the French Grande École d'Ingénieur INSA-Lyon and specialized in microelectronics. After graduating in 2000, he came to Germany and worked successfully as a development engineer for well-known European semiconductor manufacturers.
He has been working in the field of intellectual property since 2010. After a first experience as a patent examiner at the European Patent Office, he returned to industry and was involved in the exploitation of the patent portfolio of a former semiconductor group. In doing so, he prepared numerous valuable patent infringement proofs, also based on standard essential patents. After successfully selling the patent portfolio, he joined a UK patent and law firm in 2015, where he obtained his admission as a professional representative before the European Patent Office in 2018. He joined the BOEHMERT & BOEHMERT team in August 2020.
Théodore Ley is a member of the Institute of Professional Representatives before the European Patent Office (epi).