Intellectual property

The reputation of the Firm in the field of intellectual property is due to the complete and specialized service provided to Italian and foreign clients, from strategic advice to any kind of national and foreign litigation, even multi-jurisdictional, in order to protect intellectual property, industrial property (inventions and patents, trademarks, industrial designs and models), trade secrets and know-how.

More specifically, the support of the Firm's experts concerns: the analysis of national and/or international issues by planning the IP strategy to be adopted before and during litigation, in order to guarantee the protection of intellectual property rights; litigation in the advertising industry; drafting and negotiation of any kind of contract in the field of intellectual property and information technology, including licensing agreements and technology transfer agreements; the protection of intellectual property rights in M&A transactions; and intellectual property due diligence.

In particular, business development and intellectual property protection strategies are defined with clients, in close collaboration with their specialised external consultants and lawyers and, if necessary, professionals located in other jurisdictions.

The Firm has distinctive expertise in consulting for various sectors, such as fashion, art, cinema, pharmaceuticals and information technology.

With regard to intellectual property litigation, the Firm's professionals represent Italian and foreign companies before administrative courts, as well as bodies such as AIFA (Agenzia Italiana del Farmaco), AGCM (Autorità Garante della Concorrenza e del Mercato), the Court of Justice of the European Union and EUIPO’s (European Union Intellectual Property Office) Cancellation Division, Opposition Division and Boards of Appeal.

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