Pierre Gauer

Patent Attorney

Paris office
+33 (0)1 49 64 60 00

Pierre Gauer started his career at an IP firm in 2000. He joined Novagraaf Technologies in 2018.

Career history

Pierre is an engineering graduate from the Ecole Européenne de Chimie, Polymères et Matériaux de Strasbourg (ECPM, University of Strasbourg). He also holds a degree from the Centre for International Intellectual Property Studies (CEIPI), specialising in patents (University of Strasbourg), which he obtained in 2000. Pierre is a French and European Patent Attorney.


Pierre is a member of the EPI (European Patent Institute) and the CNCPI (National Intellectual Property Attorneys’ Association).


  • French
  • German
  • English

Areas of expertise

Pierre's specialist areas include: drafting patents, optimal and strategic management of procedures for the submission of French, European, international (PCT) and foreign patent applications, opposition and appeal proceedings before the European Patent Office, opinion work on patentability, freedom-to-operate, infringement and validity of patents, national and international litigation and pre-litigation cases, confiscation of infringing products, IP strategies around innovative products, drafting and auditing patent portfolios, supporting start-ups based on innovative technologies and the organisation of intellectual property questions and follow-up, negotiations at the pre-litigation stage and in the context of setting up licensing contracts, the protection of innovation, studies on freedom-to-operate patents, strategies and pre-litigation files.

Industry specialisms

  • Automotives & aviation
  • Chemistry
  • Energy
  • Industrial machinery
  • Material sciences
  • Mechanics (incl. material processing)
  • Physics

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