Legal notice and general terms of use

The present website is published by the société par actions simplifiée GPI & Associés – RCS  Aix-en-Provence N°433 900 685 – Share capital: €37,600 – Head Office: Europarc de Pichaury Bât B 2, 1330 rue Guillibert de la Lauzière 13856 Aix-en-Provence cedex 3 – France – VAT identification number : FR 91 433 900 685 – Telephone: +33 (0)4 42 90 52 50 – Fax: +33 (0)4 42 97 26 – Email :

The website is hosted by MINDOZA via OVH

The publication director of the present website is Mr Hervé J-P Grünig.

The French Industrial Property Attorneys are subject to the ethic rules of French Industrial Property Attorney. They are governed by the book IV of the French Intellectual Property Code and are members of the National Company of Industrial Property Attorney (Compagnie Nationale des Conseils en Propriété Industrielle, CNCPI). Internal rules of the CNCPI are available on the website

The Professional Representatives before the European Patent Office are members of the Institute of Professional Representatives before the European Patent Office (epi – They are subject to the Code of Conduct of the Institute Representatives before the European Patent Office and the Regulation on discipline for professional representatives, the respect of which is examined by the Disciplinary Committee instituted by the Administrative Council of the European Patent Organisations.


Intellectual property

The present website is the property of GPI & Associés. It is protected by international laws and treaties as regards intellectual property. All rights relating to the present website and its constituent elements, in particular intellectual property rights over texts, graphic creations, photographs, developments in IT and HTML, and generally all creations likely to be protected by intellectual property rights such as images, logos, formatting, the graphic charter, structure, ergonomics, colour codes, typography, graphic elements and more generally the visual identity of the present website, belong to GPI & Associés or are regularly used by GPI & Associés. Any copying, modification, broadcasting, and/or reproduction, in any form whatsoever, in whole or in part, of the contents of the present website is prohibited without prior written authorisation from GPI & Associés. Any infringement of the rights of GPI & Associés may give rise to legal proceedings.


Illustration credits

© Clément Mahoudeau

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© Mr.Whiskey
© Pixel B
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© Thomas Barwick
© Atomic Imagery
© Henrik Sorensen
© Chanin Wardkhian
© Mint Images
© Andrea Pistolesi



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Exemption from liability of the publisher

The present website is public and access is free of charge to all internet users. Its aim is to present the activities of GPI & Associés. The entirety of the data, information and publications accessible, represented or downloadable from the website is in no way exhaustive, and is provided for information purposes only. In no event should it replace advice from a professional relating to a given situation, nor should it be regarded as constituting a legal opinion, direct marketing, soliciting or an offer of legal services.

Despite all the care taken to ensure correct operation of this website, GPI & Associés exclude any guarantee relating to the contents thereof and will not be held responsible for any damage, direct or indirect, which could result from the consultation or use of this website and its contents, or from it being unavailable for access.


External links

The hypertext links present on this website are included for convenience. Since GPI & Associés is not the owner of and has no control over those links, GPI & Associés declines all responsibility for the content published by those third party sites, including links and services that they provide. Any link directing to the present website must be authorised by obtaining prior written consent from GPI & Associés.


Modification of site content

In order to make any changes it deems necessary, GPI & Associés reserves the right to revise the content of this website, including the present terms and conditions, and to do so without providing any notice.


Right to privacy and protection of personal data

When communication is established between internet users and GPI & Associés, personal data may be collected. The collection and processing of data that is freely communicated by the internet user are not required to be disclosed to any third party. For information, the French Data protection act (Loi Informatique et libertés) gives internet users a right of access, of correction and of opposition to data concerning them. The internet users may exercise this right by e-mailing at or by sending a letter to GPI & Associés, Europarc de Pichaury Bât B 2, 1330 rue Guillibert de la Lauzière 13856 Aix-en-Provence cedex 3 – France.

The present website is registered with the French Data Protection Authority (CNIL) under number 1030569.