Our staff share the same values: a willingness to engage with clients, to establish relationship based on trust and a commitment to excellence. EGYP encourages intra-team dynamism and growth by giving individual members responsibility for their own projects and objectives.

Carol Almond-MartinPartner

Specialist fields : Biotechnologies, plant biology, immunology, diagnostics and pharmacy, oppositions and appeals

Tél : +33 (0)472 84 97 60

Carol Almond-Martin


  • Bachelor of Science (Honors), BSc, in Pharmacology and Chemistry (Aston University, Birmingham UK)
  • Degree, "Patent Litigation in Europe", 2010 (Strasbourg University)
  • European Patent Attorney
  • Member of the AIPPI, the GRAPI and the EPLIT



  • French
  • English (native language)
  • German

Carol Almond-Martin is a European Patent Attorney. She joined our Lyon Office in 1989, having previously spent 10 years as an examiner at the European Patent Office. She regularly advises clients on patents in the fields of  biotechnologies, plant biology, immunology, diagnostics and pharmacy.

A large part of her work is devoted to oppositions and appeals before the EPO, including proceedings before the Enlarged Board of Appeal. She is a seasoned professional with many years of experience in coordinating international patent litigation.

She has been a Partner since 1995 and oversees the running of our Lyon office.