Pascale Brochard

Intellectual Property Law for New Businesses


Pascale Brochard is a graduate from the Institut d’Optique Graduate School, with a PhD in non-linear Optics, and is an European and French Patent Attorney. She is currently the Manager of OSHA LIANG Paris ( and founder and associate of OSHA. Pascale has over 15 years experience as a Patent Attorney, in companies such as Varioptic and Thales. She has also worked in R&D. Her current day-to-day work focuses on patent law (drafting, prosecution before the patent offices, opposition, freedom to operate studies, patent invalidity and infringement analysis) and support to implement IP strategies in SMEs. She also teaches patent law at the Institut d’Optique Graduate School and the Ecole Supérieure de Physique et Chimie Industrielles de la ville de Paris (ESPCI).