Created in 1982 by the Paris Ile-de-France Regional Chamber of Commerce and Industry and the University Panthéon Assas (Paris II), the Intellectual Property Research Institute (IRPI), is a resources, research and information center specialized in intellectual property matters.
Made up of qualified lawyers and economists, IRPI lies at the edge of IP current events and leads studies in the various areas of intellectual property. The institute offers continuying education and contributes to the debates on intellectual property.
As an advisory body, the IRPI is a  partner of creators, companies and lawyers.

Our missions

  • The institute organizes conferences, publishes specialized books, such as the “Propriétés intellectuelles” magazine and offers an online subscription called “Abonnement Experts” combining IP News (flash: case law and reports commented  each week by the IRPI experts), legal analysis and documentary services which are essential to all practitioners.
  • With over 45 trainings a year on intellectual property topics, the centre’s pedagogy is fully adapted to our customers’ specific needs. These training sessions are animated by more than 30 highly-qualified IP professionals, lawyers, and counsels.
  • The IRPI library welcomes you from monday to friday (please consult the library opening hours). The library’s collections cover french and foreign sources on all the rights of industrial property and also literary and artistic property (more than 3000 articles).




Paris Ile-de-France Regional Chamber of Commerce and Industry (CCI Paris IDF)


Working for the 400,000 companies in Paris and the adjoining three “départements” (Hauts-de-Seine, Seine-Saint-Denis and Val-de-Marne), the Paris Ile-de-France Chamber of Commerce and Industry (CCI Paris IDF) is a public establishment managed by elected representatives from the business world. Constantly pre-empting the needs of the economic sector, it develops innovative services. It mobilizes strong and diverse skills: advisers, specialists, teachers, economists, etc.  

Within the framework of its consultative mission and some thirty or so reports represented each year by its representatives, the CCI Paris IDF proposes legislatives and regulatory reforms in major economic and social issues to local, national and European public authorities.