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

Two new appointments in Ethiopia for Tameru Wondm Agegnehu Law Office in cooperation with BonelliErede

Leading Ethiopian law firm Tameru Wondm Agegnehu Law Office in cooperation with BonelliErede strengthens its ranks with the appointment of Seble Geberegiorgis Baraki and Weynalem Weldesenbet as local partners in Addis Ababa. Seble Geberegiorgis Baraki (34) is an expert in corporate, commercial …

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Two scholarships in memory of Franco Bonelli

For the fourth consecutive year, BonelliErede is granting two scholarships in honour of one of its founders: Franco Bonelli. The scholarships are for young law graduates who wish to deepen their studies in the subjects addressed by Franco Bonelli in his writings. The first scholarship is to att …

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Covid-19: BonelliErede launches a task force

The Covid-19 outbreak in Italy has led to a public health emergency and unforeseen challenges for businesses. It has also led to uncertainties, including from a tax/legal perspective. Especially in light of the measures being issued by the government, BonelliErede las launched a multidisciplina …

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