The Firm has represented and currently represents the most important companies in each of the respective industrial and commercial sectors.
Numerous litigations are handled on behalf of prominent domestic and foreign companies relating to patents, trademarks, copyright, industrial design, advertising, competition and antitrust. The Firm also deals with acquisitions and contracts related to Intellectual and Industrial Property.
Aside from the usual extra-judicial activities, the Firm provides specific judicial assistance before the various domestic jurisdictions (Tribunals, Courts of Appeal, Supreme Court, Regional Administrative Tribunals, Council of State, Italian Patent and Trade Mark Office, Boards of Appeal and also before the Constitutional Court) as well as before the EU jurisdictions (European Patent Office – EPO, European Union Intellectual Property Office – EUIPO, Court of First Instance and the Court of Justice) and in numerous domestic and international arbitrations.
In addition to such judicial activities we provide advice and assistance in procedures before the various antitrust Authorities (Italian Competition Authority – AGCM and The Communications Regulatory Authority – AGCOM) and assistance in advertising issues before the self-regulation advertising jury.
In view of the need of its clients, in order to avoid lengthy and costly litigation, the Firm promotes alternative forms of dispute resolution through settlement agreements.
The firm has handled highly complex disputes, many of which have had a positive outcomes and are Landmark decisions in Intellectual Property, as well as in the application of the principles of competition and in disputes concerning advertising and related areas.
In trademark matters, domain names and distinctive signs in general.
Protection of the most important domestic newspapers and publishers.
Handling problems relating to the ownership of patents and especially in matters involving employee inventions and fair compensation.
Designs and models
Protection of the aspect of the industrial product, in particular in the fields of fashion, home furnishings and automotives.
Appellations of origin and geographical indications
Protection of local products are amongst its prominent clients
Vast experience in handling disputes in matters relating to advertising before the Self-Regulatory Jury, Antitrust Authority, Regional Administrative Tribunals and Ordinary Courts.
Competition and antitrust law
Assistance in concluding agreements and covenants of non-competition as well as disputing the relative violations
Highly skilled in developing and implementing anti-counterfeiting enforcement strategies,