Laurent Barbe

European and French Patent Attorney

Laurent has joined GEVERS & ORES since January 2013. He is specialized in key account and portfolio management and has a broad experience in drafting and prosecuting patent applications in many technical fields and freedom-to-operate analysis.



He advises you on feasibility of research projects, patent landscape of competitors, license contracts, freedom-to-operate, validity of third party's patents, infringement situations, patentability of inventions, prosecution, opposition, nullity actions and portfolio analysis. He defends you in national and international litigation, patent infringement situations, patent validity issues and negotiating license contracts.
His clients include national and international corporations.He handles cases in English and French.



Before joining GEVERS & ORES, he worked during about ten years in another IP Office in Paris.


  • Chartered French Patent Attorney
  • European Patent Attorney


  • Aeronautics
  • Biotechnology
  • Chemistry
  • Mechanics
  • Physics


  • Patent Law Degree, CEIPI, Strasbourg (France), 2003
  • Master’s Degree, ENSC of Mulhouse (France), 2002


  • English
  • French