Firm Profile > Deprez Guignot Associés > Paris, France

Deprez Guignot Associés
75008 PARIS

France > Industry focus: Food Tier 1

Representing food manufacturers and leading supermarket brands, Deprez Guignot Associés leads a balanced food practice, with capabilities in both regulatory and litigious work. Jean-Christophe André leads the department  and is highly regarded for his work on regulatory and distribution law. The firm also has significant IP capabilities; founding partner Pierre Deprez in particular is a name to note in this area.

France > Media and entertainment: Advertising Tier 1

Deprez Guignot Associés is particularly focused on litigation, representing several international marketing groups including Omnicom and Ogilvy. Managing partners Pierre Deprez, Vincent Fauchoux and Philippe Bonnet are all highly experienced in this field.

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France > Media and entertainment: Television/radio Tier 1

Deprez Guignot Associés acts as strategic adviser to some of France's largest broadcasters such as Groupe M6 and RTL, and also has a strong presence in the radio space where it represents two leading stations. As well as IP, IT, and contractual matters which make up the bulk of its work, the practice also works on significant transactions in the sector. By way of example, the team advised Groupe M6 on the establishment of a joint-venture subscription-video-on-demand (SVOD) platform, in conjunction with the three major domestic TV channels. The practice is jointly led by Pierre Deprez, Frédéric Dumont, Philippe Bonnet and Vincent Fauchoux.

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France > Industry focus: Luxury goods Tier 2

Frédéric Dumont and Vincent Fauchoux at Deprez Guignot Associés regularly advise clients in the luxury goods sector on distribution, competition and IP law matters. The team is equally capable on the contentious side, as shown through its role as counsel to L'Oreal  in litigation regarding the launch of new eco-friendly products.

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France > EU, competition and distribution Tier 5

Deprez Guignot Associés

Practice head(s):

Pierre Deprez; Jean Christophe Andre; Philippe Bonnet

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The firm: Deprez Guignot Associes was founded in 1987 by Pierre Deprez and Michel Guignot. Michel has developed the practice in corporate law (merger and acquisitions and private equity) whereas Pierre was initially focused on media and advertising law. Since then, the firm has grown and through its 11 partners it has developed highly reputed practices which cover most of its French and international clients’ needs.


Areas of practice: Deprez Guignot & Associés covers most business law practices. The firm is well-known for its IP/IT/media and advertising practice, headed by Pierre Deprez, Vincent Fauchoux, Frédéric Dumont, Aurélie Brégou and Jean-Daniel Bouhenic.

The firm works for major French and international companies in the areas of internet (search engines, social media), TV, press, advertising, fashion and luxury. The firm does copyright, design, trade mark infringement, unfair competition as well as press litigation (defamation, denigration), advertising and data privacy. The firm has a trade mark and design prosecution service called ‘HubMarques’.

Pierre Deprez, Jean-Christophe André and Philippe Bonnet run the economic law practice (competition, distribution and consumer law) which is also well-known on the French market. The firm assists major French retailers, GAFAs and TV broadcasters on their respective markets, including litigation before the French competition authority, dawn raids, etc.

Laurent Carrie have a strong and growing practice in labour law, employment law and social security law.

Finally the M&A, corporate law and private equity practice is animated by Ana-Paula Reis Lopez and Gregoire Guignot. They handle mid-cap/small-cap deals for French and international clients, providing long-term assistance for their clients in any and all of their operations.

Department Name Email Telephone
Antitrust, distribution and consumer law Pierre Deprez
IP/IT Vincent Fauchoux
IP/IT Frédéric Dumont
Photo Name Position Profile
 Jean-Christophe André  photo Jean-Christophe André Associé, co-dirige le pôle Droit Economique
 Philippe Bonnet  photo Philippe Bonnet Associé, co-dirige le pôle Droit Economique
 Jean-Daniel Bouhenic  photo Jean-Daniel Bouhenic Associé
 Aurélie Brégou  photo Aurélie Brégou Associée
 Laurent Carrié  photo Laurent Carrié Associé Co-gérantDirige le Pôle Droit Social
 Pierre Deprez photo Pierre Deprez Associé FondateurIl co-dirige les Pôles Droit Economique et IP-IT / Média
 Frédéric Dumont  photo Frédéric Dumont AssociéIl co-dirige le département IP-IT / Média
 Vincent Fauchoux photo Vincent Fauchoux Associé co-dirigeant Co-dirige le Pôle IP/IT & Media
 Olivier Guidoux  photo Olivier Guidoux AssociéDirige le Pôle Contentieux des affaires
 Grégoire Guignot  photo Grégoire Guignot AssociéCo-dirige le Pôle Corporate / M&A
 Ana Paula Reis Lopes  photo Ana Paula Reis Lopes AssociéeCo-dirige le Pôle Corporate / M&A
Number of lawyers : 31