IP - Trademarks, Designs and Inventions

We specialize in the laws of registered and unregistered industrial property, notably trademarks, domain names, geographical indications, corporate names, designs and models, utility models, inventions, know-how, industrial and trade secrets and competition.

Our non-contentious work covers:
• The planning, implementation and management of strategies for the valorisation, filing, patenting, protection and enforcement of industrial property at national, European and international level;
• The management and exploitation of industrial property portfolios, including for the purposes of due diligences, guarantees and financing, blockchain systems, including all formalities to be complied with at national, European and international level;
• The strategy, management, structuring, drafting, negotiation and performance of all kinds of agreements and documents in respect of all industrial property, including assignment, licence, co-branding, co-marketing, franchising, merchandising, production and distribution agreements;
• The relations with public and industry sector regulators, industry associations, including in respect of prospect changes in applicable rules or policies.

Our contentious work includes:
• The strategy, coordination and implementation of anti-counterfeiting campaigns at national and European level, including actions at customs and on-line enforcement actions;
• The protection and enforcement of industrial property via opposition, invalidity, infringement and unfair competition actions before national and European offices and judicial authorities;
• The collection of evidence of infringement, by means of search and seizure orders and on-line monitoring and clustering technologies;
• Actions against cybersquatting and for the protection of e-reputation;
• Alternative dispute resolution procedures, including arbitration and mediation.  

Our clients include key industry players active in Europe, the USA, Africa and Asia including:
Fashion and Luxury: fashion houses;
• Pharmaceuticals and Cosmetics: cosmetics houses, pharmaceutical houses;
Design: Furniture design houses;
Consumer Goods: food and beverage companies;
Sports: football clubs, football players, athletes;
Music: record labels, music publishers, musicians, music providers;
Print and Digital Publishing: magazine publishers;
Technology, Innovation, IOT: software houses, high-tech companies, innovative start-ups.

We have extensive knowledge in anti-counterfeiting technologies.

We are active members of industry sector associations and regularly participate to industry events (INTA, AIPPI, INDICAM, INSYNC, INCOPRO LEGAL NETWORK, LES, LICENSING INTERNATIONAL).
TRADEMARKS
DOMAIN NAMES
TAGS AND KEYWORDS
CORPORATE IDENTITY
GEOGRAPHICAL INDICATIONS
DESIGNS AND MODELS
PRODUCT SHAPES
UTILITY MODELS
INVENTIONS
KNOW-HOW
INDUSTRIAL AND TRADE SECRETS
MADE IN ITALY
INNOVATIVE START-UPS
ASSIGNMENT AND LICENCE
MANUFACTURING
DISTRIBUTION
FRANCHISING
MERCHANDISING
CO-BRANDING
CO-MARKETING
ENTERTAINMENT MARKETING
ANTI-COUNTERFEITING
ON-LINE PROTECTION
COMPETITION