Frédéric Ratel

Patent Adviser

Professional Qualifications

  •  European Patent Attorney (2021)

  • RRTP – Registered Technology Transfer Professional (2017)

Academic Qualifications

  • École Européene de Chimie, Polymères et Matèriaux de Strasbourg (France) – Chemical Engineer (2003)

  • Universidad Autónoma de Madrid, Ph.D. Chemistry (2009)

Frédéric joined ABG in 2022. He is a patent adviser in the Chemistry & Materials & Pharma departments. His practice focuses on patent applications drafting and prosecution, and opinion work. He is a qualified European Patent Attorney (EQE, 2021).

Before joining ABG, Frédéric worked for 2 years on a medicinal chemistry project, within the framework of a collaboration between Esteve and the Institute of Chemical Research of Catalonia (ICIQ). Right after that, he held the position of industrial property manager at ICIQ for 11 years, where he was in charge of managing the ICIQ patent portfolio. He also managed the valorisation and transfer of the related technologies to existing or newly created companies. This position led him to work for various sectors, such as health, energy (green hydrogen), sustainability (catalysis and recovery of CO2) and materials (products derived from biomass).

Frédéric did his PhD at the Institute of Chemical Research of (ICIQ) (2004-2008), where he developed a supramolecular approach to organometallic catalysis.

He is a French native speaker, and he is fluent in Spanish, Catalan, and English. He also speaks German.