1330, rue G. de la Lauzière
13856 Aix-en-Provence Cedex 3
Display phone number +33442905250
Hervé Grünig
Laurent Pouillot


Backed with 30 years of a successful experience, GPI & Associés is an Intellectual Property Group proud in supporting business by assisting our Clients in building, protecting, defending and valuating Intellectual Property portfolios and assets. 

GPI & Associés drives are efficiency, availability, flexibility, energy with a touch of brio.

From local origins in Provence (South of France), GPI & Associés evolved to a worldwide coverage through Intellectual Property foreign associates all around the Globe. Cherishing proximity with our Clients, GPI & Associés has main office in Aix-en-Provence and locations in Germany, Spain and Switzerland. Moreover GPI & Associés has two IP Attorneys Boutiques in Paris, Markplus International and Wilson & Berthelot. 

Dedicated to Intellectual Property, our Teams act hand in hand through three IP Attorneys Boutiques and one Office of Attorneys at Law (GPI Avocats). 

GPI & Associés specializes in the Practice Areas of Patents, Trademarks, Designs, Domain Names, Copyrights, Trade Secrets, Know-How, and Geographical Indications. GPI & Associés assists Clients for freedom to operate, acquisition of Intellectual Property Assets, exploitation of Intellectual Property Assets, as well the related arbitrations and litigation. 

When facing third parties, GPI & Associés defends Client’s rights in close collaboration with Attorneys at Law dedicated to intellectual property, in particular with GPI Avocats, in order to form proficient IP Attorneys - Attorneys at Law Line-ups. 

GPI & Associés has outstanding Expertise and renowned skills in Business Sectors, including: Aeronautics, Media & Communication, Mechanical Engineering, Publishing, IT, Fashion, R&T, Luxury Goods, Scientific Research and Wineries. 

GPI & Associés has been awarded for the value of its achievements by IP Stars and Managing IP scoreboards. 

GPI & Associés is a member of professional associations such as the International Trademarks Association (INTA), the American Intellectual Property Law Association (AIPLA), the New York Intellectual Property Law Association (NYIPLA), the American Bar Association (ABA), the International Association for the Protection of Intellectual Property (AIPPI), the European Community Trademark Association (ECTA) and the Professional Association of Patent & Trademark Attorneys (CNCPI). 

Finally, GPI & Associés has always been very active in its regional community, focusing on sport.


  • Intellectual property assets

    • Patent
    • Patent Office Examination 
    • Patent Counselling and Prosecution 
    • Patent Litigation 
    • Third Party Observations 
    • Appeal 
    • Design Patent 
    • Design Patent Counselling and Prosecution 
    • Trademark 
    • Trademark Counselling and Prosecution 
    • Copyright 
    • Trade Secrets 
    • Know-how 
    • Counterfeiting/Gray Market Goods