Grégoire Desrousseaux began his career as a French and European patent attorney before being admitted to the Paris Bar in 2000 and joining August Debouzy as a partner in 2011. A graduate of Polytechnique, ENST (Télécom ParisTech), Paris Law University and CEIPI, Grégoire is a lawyer and an engineer.
Together with François Pochart he heads a team of lawyers and patent attorneys, a large number of whom have dual legal and technical qualifications.
Working in the Technologies, Media, Intellectual Property Department, he assists French and foreign clients with all patent-related issues: patent litigation before domestic courts and coordination of cross-border patent litigation (including FRAND arbitrations and litigation); EPO litigation (oppositions and appeals), including oral proceedings in Munich or the Hague; opposition before the French IP Office (INPI); patent application and drafting strategies; freedom to operate analysis; valuation, licensing, negotiation and drafting of contracts: assignments, licenses (including FRAND licenses), co-ownership agreements, confidentiality, collaboration, co-development, R&D, pledges, service agreements and settlements; advice and litigation concerning employee inventions.
He contributes to the transmission of knowledge by lecturing in patent law at professional associations, training organizations and universities (especially: CEIPI, IEEPI, CentraleSupelec, ENSTA, Ponts ParisTech). Firmly believing that experience sharing stimulates individual and collective talents, Grégoire and his team also organize patent workshops for clients.
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