Louis-Pierre Gravelle

Louis-Pierre Gravelle

Lawyer, Engineer and Patent Agent in Canada and the United States, Partner


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Tel. Montréal: 514 987-8876
Languages: English, French


Louis-Pierre Gravelle specializes in the drafting and prosecution of patent applications and providing patentability, validity, infringement and right to manufacture opinions in the fields of electricity, telecommunications, mechanicals and information technology.

He is a registered patent agent in Canada and in the United States since 1998.

In addition to the drafting and prosecution of patent applications, Louis-Pierre Gravelle is involved in due diligence matters and in managing patent portfolio. He is also involved in strategic counselling for medium and large-sized businesses.

Louis-Pierre Gravelle’s clients are medium and large size companies which are involved in various technical fields, including:
• Telecommunications
• Optic systems
• Microwave
• Aeronautics
• Transportation
• Financial field
• E-commerce
• Softwares, including games, mobile platforms, Internet and Image Processing
• Medical devices

He completed his studies at University of Ottawa, where he obtained a Bachelor in Applied Sciences, Electrical Engineering (B. Sc. A) in 1991, a Bachelor in Civil Law (LL.L.) in 1994 and a Bachelor in Common Law (LL.B.) in 1995.

He is named since 2012 by Best Lawyers among the most remarkable laywers in Montréal in intellectual property.

Member of the Intellectual Property Institute of Canada (IPIC) and the Canadian Bar Association (CBA), Louis-Pierre was called to the Québec Bar in 1995. He is also a member of the Ordre des ingénieurs du Québec (OIQ).

Louis-Pierre Gravelle is past-chair of the Intellectual Property Section of the Canadian Bar Association (CBA) and co-president of the Joint Liaison Committee – Patents between the Patent office and the profession. He is also a member of the International Association for the Protection of Intellectual Property (AIPPI)’s Q222 Standards and Patents Committee and a Councillor for FICPI Canada.

Louis-Pierre also sits on the business development committee, the information technology committee and the office automation committee of the firm.


  • Member of the Québec Bar (1995)
  • Bachelor in Common Law (LL.B.), University of Ottawa (1995)
  • Bachelor in Civil Law (LL.L.), University of Ottawa (1994)
  • Member of the Ordre des ingénieurs du Québec
  • Bachelor in Applied Sciences – Electrical Engineering (B. Sc. A.), University of Ottawa (1991)


  • Intellectual Property Institute of Canada (IPIC)
  • Canadian Bar Association (CBA)
  • American Intellectual Property Law Association (AIPLA)
  • International Association for the Protection of Intellectual Property (AIPPI)

Practice areas

  • Business Law
    • Due Diligence (Business Law)
    • Licensing and Technology Transfers (Business Law)
  • Industrial Design - counsel
    • Drafting and Prosecution of Industrial Design Applications
    • Validity, Infringement and Freedom to Operate Opinions
  • Patents - Counsel
    • Portfolio Management
    • Drafting and Prosecution of Patent Applications
    • Validity, Infringement, Freedom to Operate and Patentability Opinions
    • Licensing and Technology Transfers (Patents - Counsel)
  • Patents - Fields of Science and Engineering
    • Electricity
    • Electronics
    • Telecommunications

Industry expertise

  • Aeronautics and Aerospace
  • Clean Tech
  • Electricity
  • IT, Communications and Software
  • Life sciences
  • Mechanical



  • La brevetabilité des inventions mises en œuvre par ordinateur, Québec International, 2012