Sébastien FOUCOUT


VIDON Management and Consultants

  • French Patent Attorney 
  • Patent Engineer
: sfoucout@vidon.com

Languages : FranceUnited-KingdomGermany

Areas of practice:

  • Drafting and filing patents
  • Search and Technology Watch
  • Studies of Freedom to operate
  • Oppositions
  • IP training
  • Materials
  • Optoelectronics
  • Physics
  • Nanotechnologies
  • Optics


  • INSA Engineer, specialised in Materials and Nanotechnologies ("Engineering Physics" (Rennes, France))
  • Masters in Physics, Telecommunication Photonics and Optics (INSA Rennes, France)
  • Graduate of the Centre for International Intellectual Property Studies (CEIPI) - Section: Patents


Sébastien FOUCOUT joined the Brevets & Strategie Branch of Vidon Group in 2007, as a Patent Engineer.

Sébastien is specialised in drafting patent applications and follows the examination proceedings before the French Patent Office and abroad, notably in the following technical fields:

  • Physics, and Telecommunication optics (Architecture and network for optical telecommunications, optical transmission systems, "all optical" and holographic network devices);
  • Nanotechnologies and advanced materials (active optoelectronic components to semi-conductors, nanostructures and associated devices (SEM, MBE, AFM, STM), microelectronic devices and components (MOS, HEMT, SiGe, Nanotubes CI, MEMS), materials: semi-conductors, metals and special alloys);
  • ICT (Telecommunications, microelectronics, electronics)

Sébastien also provides advice and assistance in the field of freedom to operate, protection and valuation strategies, and litigation (infringement, invalidity action, recovery of property,...).