Europe-China and China-Europe offers

In 2023, LLR opens the first representative office of a foreign industrial property firm in Beijing, in order to facilitate access for Chinese companies to LLR’s patent and design services in Europe.

Furthermore, LLR signs a cooperation agreement with the Chinese law firm Easytimes IP. This company provides the full range of patent and design services, both for obtaining and defending rights. The LLR China Patent team joins Easytimes IP.


Creation of LLR LegaL SPE

LLR is taking a new step forward in its development by creating this new intellectual property player and setting up a structure for the joint practice of the professions of lawyer and industrial property attorney. LLR LegaL SPE is the result of a partnership between LLR and Laurence LEBRUN, attorney-at-law at the Paris Bar.Ordre des Avocats


Innovincia joins LLR

The integration of this dynamic team allows LLR to further expand in the field of patents, and setting foot in Thonon-les-Bains and Annecy. Its founder, Thomas CROONENBROEK, becomes partner of LLR. As a German native, he contributes to develop LLR’s proximity to Germany.


Opening of LLR Switzerland

LLR is expanding its offering in French-speaking countries and setting up a new office in Switzerland, near Lausanne. LLR can thus directly represent its clients before the Swiss office to file patents and trademarks.
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Opening of LLR Hong Kong subsidiary

LLR continues to expand in Asia: after its three offices in Beijing and Shanghai, an office is opened in Hong Kong in 2018, where co-founder Vincent REMY has established himself, to bring the LLR team even closer to Asia.

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Acquisition of Jeannet & Associés IP firm

LLR is pursuing its development in Lyon’s region.


Opening of LLR in Bruxelles, Lyon, Bordeaux, Rennes and Montpellier

LLR continues its development and inaugurates the opening of an office in Belgium as well as four new French offices in the Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes, Nouvelle-Aquitaine, Brittany and Occitanie regions.


Creation of LLR China Patent

After the creation of LLR China Trademark in 2010, a Chinese patent firm is created. LLR China Patent is therefore authorized to file invention patents, utility models and design patents and represent clients before the Chinese office.


Member of the IP Excellence Circle

LLR is a signatory of the national Quality Charter for Industrial Property Attorney firms. The Charter, which is renewed each year, aims in particular to enhance the quality objectives of our profession.


Creation of the ChinePI blog

The ChinePI blog is created on the initiative of LLR and is aimed at French-speaking readers interested in thoughts on intellectual property in China or wishing to keep up to date with news on this subject. The ChinePI blog now regularly co-organises conferences with ASPI on current intellectual property issues in China.


Opening of the Aix-en-Provence office

Strengthened by constant growth, LLR opens an office in Aix-en-Provence to provide its regional clients with an even quicker and more local service.


Creation of LLR China Trademark

LLR China Trademark is a Chinese trademark firm. The team is authorized to file trademarks and represent clients before the Chinese Trademark office.


Opening of the Beijing office

Our first office in Beijing opens in the Haidian district, then joins the “France China House”, a unique initiative bringing together French companies and institutions in Beijing including the French Chamber of Commerce and Industry in China (CCIFC).


LLR receives the "Gazelles" Award

This Award, established by the Ministry of Economy, Finance and Labour, honours our firm and recognizes our success. It helps us pursue our growth so that we become a “gazelle”, a champion in our sector.


Creation of the first web version of CleverIP

In 2000, LLR innovates by offering its employees and customers software designed specifically to manage intellectual property rights portfolios and records “paperless”. The software is today marketed as CleverIP and is used by other firms in the IP market.


Establishment of the firm in Paris

Founded in 2000, LLR is now led by Guillaume de La Bigne and Vincent Remy (cofounders), Gilles Escudier, Clémence Vallée-Thiollier and Kristell Erout (managing partners) and Richard Monni and Thomas Croonenbroek (partners).