IP

We are committed to providing the best protection of your ideas, works and products against infringement and appropriation and any possible damage to IP. And we can most certainly also help you get the most value out of your IP.

Our team of highly specialised experts are ready to assist you with ordinary to extraordinary transactions, and able to provide the responses you need within the time you need, even in particularly complex cases. We operate independently in Italy and, abroad, in conjunction with some of the world’s leading firms.

We can represent you in any dispute before courts and administrative authorities concerning patents and know-how (even in the most high-tech sectors), trademarks and geographical indications, designs, copyright and media, misleading and comparative advertising.

We have solid experience in the field of unfair competition, having provided support in highly complex cases involving theft of confidential information, poaching of staff, and look alikes.

We can assist you with licensing, distribution, franchising and R&D agreements. But we don’t stop there. We also offer support with joint ventures and strategic alliances, through the transfer of technologies and commercial and joint-marketing plans.

We can draw on the specific expertise of the firm’s various focus teams (fashion, chemicals, pharmaceuticals and medical devices, automotive and heavy industry technologies, industrial printing, software and IT, food and beverage).

 

Here’s what sets us apart

  • Our unbridled passion and energy drive us to always exceed expectations
  • We follow project management principles, thus enabling us to keep costs down without compromising on quality
  • Our team includes IP professors and members of national and international associations, such as LES, AIPPI, INTA, INDICAM and SISPI
  • Our professionals have authored books focused on IP protection, have contributed to numerous publications for the most important legal journals and commentaries, and sit on scientific editorial committees

Case Studies

SPC manufacturing waiver comes into play 1 July

On 11 June, the SPC manufacturing waiver was published in the Official Journal of the European Union (Regulation (EU) 2019/933, which introduces the waiver to Regulation (EC) No. 469/2009). The approved text allows EU-based companies to manufacture generics and biosimilars throughout the lif …

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Insights

BonelliErede, Cometa Formazione scs and ITA2030 together for a job placement office for Ukrainian refugees, with the support of the Municipality of Milan - 13 June 2022

Today the job placement office for Ukrainian refugees that opened its doors on 10 May is being officially inaugurated at BonelliErede’s office in Via Marostica. The office, known as the Help Centre, has already helped many refugees find work. The idea was devised by BonelliErede, leader in le …

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BonelliErede is again the only Italian firm in the Mainland Europe Law Firm Brand Index - 11 April 2022

For the fourth year in a row, BonelliErede is the only Italian firm in Thomson Reuters’ Mainland Europe Law Firm Brand Index. The index ranks law firms based on brand awareness, the propensity of businesses to entrust them with legal matters and their expertise and experience in M&A, liti …

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BonelliErede and Zahaf & Partners launch an exclusive cooperation in Libya - 28 March 2022

The expansion BonelliErede embarked on into Africa and the Middle East back in 2016 has just reached a new milestone: a cooperation with Zahaf & Partners, a leading Libyan law firm with extensive experience assisting institutions and local and foreign companies. The cooperation will enable …

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