Before founding PACT-IP, Valérie worked from 1994 as a patent engineer in large industry groups and then for 15 years in several leading Parisian firms.
She is also an Expert before the Paris Court of Appeal and registered on the list of WIPO mediators.
Valérie is a lecturer at the École de Formation du Barreau (EFB Paris) where she speaks on the subject of invention patents.
She is a member of several professional associations CNCPI, EPI, AIPPI , general secretary of the X-Expertise and treasurer of the Compagnie Nationale des Experts Judiciaires de la Chimie (CNEJC).
Islem is an Engineer in Analytical Chemistry and Instrumentation graduated from the University of Tunis.
She holds a Doctorate in Chemistry (polymerization catalysis) from Claude Bernard Lyon 1 University and holds a diploma from the Center for International Intellectual Property Studies (CEIPI) patent course. During her PhD, she co-authored several publications in first rank journals.
Islem joined the firm in 2019.
Within the firm, her practice is focused on prior art searches, drafting patent applications and patent granting procedures.