Since February 2014, Patrick Terroir, become a lawyer (attorney Paris Bar) and create its single member company “Innovation Legal” which is active in urbanism, local authorities, innovation and intellectual property. He acts as the lawyer and general counsel for CCU and Kubity.
Patrick Terroir graduated from Sciences Po, University of Paris II (doctorate in law) and the National School of High Administration. Mr. Terroir began his career at the Ministry for Social Security in 1976. He then worked at the Treasury Department at the Ministry of Economy and Finance between 1981 and 1988, In 1988 Mr. Terroir was nominated as deputy director of the Office of the Minister of Employment.
Between 1989 and 2014 Mr. Terroir was a Director in Caisse des Dépôts (a French State owned Bank) in charge successively of social housing, banking services, Director for the Paris-Ile de France Region, and chairman of the Val de Marne-Paris Development Agency. Since 2006 he developed the activity of CDC in the innovation domain and created France Brevets.
Patrick has been appointed as Chair of Patent and Technology Licensing Committee of Licensing Executive Society International in May 2015 and he is a member of the Advisory Committee of the European program ATTRACT.
Patrick Terroir is also a teacher in macroeconomics and innovation economics and finance in Sciences Po Paris