Jean-Marie LE YAOUANC, PhD.
Patent engineer

Patentability analysis;

Drafting of patent applications;

Patent prosecution;

Prior art searches.


French: mother tongue;

English: fluent;

Spanish: intermediate.


Oct. 2014 – Present

Patent Engineer
Canon Research Centre France, Rennes area, France

In charge of portfolios related to networks (e.g. IEEE 802.11ad), video-surveillance systems, packet processing architectures, signal processing.

GB and US prosecutions.

May 2012 – Sep. 2014

Patent Engineer
Oberthur Technologies, Paris area, France

In charge of portfolios related to networks and wireless mobile telecommunications (e.g., 4G, 5G), cryptography and security sofware (e.g., Trusted Executed Environment, Intrution Detection Systems).

FR, EP and US prosecutions.


Nov 2010 – May 2012

Research Engineer
Atomic Energy and Alternative Energies Commission (CEA), Paris area, France

Conception and development of a decision-aid system for the security and safety of critical buildings (e.g. stadiums, airports).

Formalization of a spatio-temporal-based approach, the objective of which is to provide a qualitative interpretation of the behavior of an entity.

2006 – 2010

Assistant lecturer – PhD. student
French Naval Academy, Brest area, France.

Conception of an information system for the geopositioning of an observer from the analysis of the verbal description of his/her surroundings.

Development of a geopositioning process that is formally supported by a constraint-satisfaction algorithm.

Education Highlights


Accelerated tuition in Patents - CEIPI
University of Strasbourg


PhD. study in Computer Science – Geomatics
University of Brest, France

With first class honors


Post-graduate degree in Computer Science
Télécom-Bretagne, University of Brest, France

Specialization : models and methods for smart systems, with honors