Intellectual Property Lawyers in Italy

    • After graduating from the University of Turin in 2004. and time spent as an intern at the International Criminal Court in The Hague, Giovanni returned to Italy where qualified as a lawyer. Over the following eight years he has practices mainly in the areas of private international law and EU law. In particular he assists private and corporate clients in cases related to cross-border litigation, debt collection, drafting of various international contracts (i.e. distribution, agency, joint venture, NdA). He speaks English and French fluently.
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        Matt Trenwith, Turin

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        Jan 16, 2020
    • My training path as a criminal lawyer unfolds through either domestic or comparative and international law, through both academic and professional experiences. Among the former, following the graduation in Law at the University of Turin with a comparative thesis on the issue of mental capacity in Civil Law and Common Law systems, I completed a Master of Laws (LL.M) at the United Nations Interregional Crime and Justice Research Institute with a final thesis on the comparative criminal procedure, postgraduate courses at the Academy of Public and Private International Law of The Hague and made research as Assistant Professor at Turin University for the International Law and International Organisations course. I qualified as a Lawyer and became a member of Turin Bar Association in 2009. In 2014 I qualified as Solicitor for the Senior Courts of England and Wales and therefore I became a member of the Solicitors Regulation Authority and of the Law Society of London. Among professional experiences in 2007 I had the unique opportunity to take active part to the trial of the Khmer Rouge regime leaders ongoing before the Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia, being a member of the Co-Prosecutors’Office at the UNAKRT (United Nations Assistance to Khmer Rouge Trial). The year after I became a counsel for the United Nations Interregional Crime and Justice Research Institute (UNICRI) in Turin. After several enriching international experiences I settled in Turin, where I work as a qualified lawyer. I am associate to the law firm VBSM_Vinai-Bonatti-Sattanino-Maldera, dealing mainly with criminal law and company law with the consequent international implications (I am also a member of PEOPIL – Pan European Organisation of Personal Injury Lawyers). I therefore also work on damage compensation issues for personal injuries and the protection of the compensatory interests of victims of major trauma, road traffic accidents, workplace accidents, occupational diseases and medical malpractice either from a compensatory or from a criminal point of view.

Intellectual Property Law

Brand Protection

Who is this Service for?

While the least tangible, a company’s brand is often its most valuable asset and accordingly it requires protection – just like any tangible assets owned by the company.

Code of Reasonable Fees

Our clients can expect to receive a quotation that is at or below the recommended guideline prices by our local Professional Body.

Free Support Services Included

When combined with the free and innovative Advocate Abroad support services you can be sure that you are obtaining completely transparent legal services from registered and regulated English-speaking lawyers abroad.These support services include:

  • Verification of the regulatory status of your lawyer.
  • Fees as recommended by the Local Professional Body
  • Fees specified in advance and legally guaranteed.
  • Service levels agreed in advance and guaranteed.
  • All professionals must hold professional indemnity insurance.
  • Professionals' proficiency in English monitored.
  • Continuous quality controls and reviews.

Copyright

Who is this Service for?

Copyright is a protection afforded to the authors of original works- be they of the written word, art, music or film. This area has come under intense scrutiny in recent years due to the emergence of digital media, making easier illicit transfers and accordingly the likelihood of copyright infringement.

What does this service consist of?

  • Advice on the best way to register a copyright
  • Assistance with registering the copyright
  • Consultation on whether your copyright has been infringed
  • Communication with and negotiation with those parties who are infringing the trademark o or their legal representatives - as well as representation in formal legal proceedings if such parties fail to desist and/or fail to redress any injury or loss suffered.

Code of Reasonable Fees

Our clients can expect to receive a quotation that is at or below the recommended guideline prices by our local Professional Body.

Free Support Services Included

When combined with the free and innovative Advocate Abroad support services you can be sure that you are obtaining completely transparent legal services from registered and regulated English-speaking lawyers abroad.These support services include:

  • Verification of the regulatory status of your lawyer.
  • Fees as recommended by the Local Professional Body
  • Fees specified in advance and legally guaranteed.
  • Service levels agreed in advance and guaranteed.
  • All professionals must hold professional indemnity insurance.
  • Professionals' proficiency in English monitored.
  • Continuous quality controls and reviews.

Licensing

Who is this Service for?

Often the best or only way to derive benefit from an intellectual property right, such as a copyright or patent, is to licence its use by another party. To ensure that your rights are protected effectively, such licenses need to be drafted carefully by experienced Intellectual Property lawyers.  

What does this service consist of?

  • An initial discussion with a specialist English-speaking Intellectual Property lawyer to determine requirements of the licensor or licensee and to provide advice on industry best practices
  • Review or drafting of the license according to the situation
  • Communication and negotiation with the other party to the licence agreement or their legal representatives
  • Finalisation of the licence agreement

Code of Reasonable Fees

Our clients can expect to receive a quotation that is at or below the recommended guideline prices by our local Professional Body.

Free Support Services Included

When combined with the free and innovative Advocate Abroad support services you can be sure that you are obtaining completely transparent legal services from registered and regulated English-speaking lawyers abroad.These support services include:

  • Verification of the regulatory status of your lawyer.
  • Fees as recommended by the Local Professional Body
  • Fees specified in advance and legally guaranteed.
  • Service levels agreed in advance and guaranteed.
  • All professionals must hold professional indemnity insurance.
  • Professionals' proficiency in English monitored.
  • Continuous quality controls and reviews.

Trademarks

Who is this Service for?

Any business may wish to apply to create a trademark that will protect the usage of – and accrue benefits from - aspects of their business which might involve specific logos, words or other distinctive features of their business. In short, a trademark can protect those features which together form a brand. Often, this can be one of the most valuable intangible assets of a company and it is vitally important to protect and, on occasions, defend.

What does this service consist of?

  • If you wish to register a trademark, a specialist English-speaking lawyer in the field will assist you with this process by making the initial application and carrying-out all follow-up until the trademark is registered. Registration can be at the national or European level.
  • If you believe that an existing trademark has been infringed, then an initial consultation will be provided so that the specialist lawyer can determine if an infringement has taken place and then discuss the process for obtaining relief and/or suitable remedies
  • Negotiation with those parties who are infringing the trademark, as well as representation in formal legal proceedings if such parties fail to desist and/or fail to redress any injury or loss suffered

Code of Reasonable Fees

Our clients can expect to receive a quotation that is at or below the recommended guideline prices by our local Professional Body.

Free Support Services Included

When combined with the free and innovative Advocate Abroad support services you can be sure that you are obtaining completely transparent legal services from registered and regulated English-speaking lawyers abroad.These support services include:

  • Verification of the regulatory status of your lawyer.
  • Fees as recommended by the Local Professional Body
  • Fees specified in advance and legally guaranteed.
  • Service levels agreed in advance and guaranteed.
  • All professionals must hold professional indemnity insurance.
  • Professionals' proficiency in English monitored.
  • Continuous quality controls and reviews.

2 Lawyers Offering Services in Italy

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