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Grégoire Desrousseaux

August Debouzy

7 rue de Téhéran
75008 Paris
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Automation & Robotics, Computer & Software, Digital Communication, Electronics, Energy, Engineering, Environment & Ecology, Lighting, Materials, Mechanical Engineering, Medical Devices, Mining, Mobile Communication, Optics, Physics, Renewable Energy, Traditional Energy

About Grégoire Desrousseaux

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.


  • "Recommended Individual" in JUVE Patent 2021
  • Band 1 in Intellectual Property: Patents practice for the 2021 edition of Chambers and Partners Europe and Global
  • "Leading individual" in IP: Patents practice for the 2021 edition of Legal 500 EMEA
  • "Leading individual" in IAM Patent 1000 Litigation and Transaction practices
  • "Patent Star" in in the 2020 edition of MIP IP Stars
  • Ranked in Best Lawyers Intellectual Property law practice for the 2021 edition
  • “Thought leader” for Who’s Who Legal Patents – France expertise (2021)
  • “Global leader” for Who’s Who Legal Life Sciences – Patent Litigation expertise (2021)


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