Tommaso Faelli

Expertise

  • Intellectual property, with particular focus on:
    • trademarks
    • patents
    • copyright
    • design
    • unfair competition
    • e-commerce
    • IT/data protection, with particular focus on:
    • privacy
    • e-commerce
    • direct marketing
    • the Internet of Things
    • Big Data
    • internal investigations
    • cloud computing
    • negotiation and drafting of contracts
    • litigation
    • representation of clients before the authorities
  • Management of a cross-practice team devoted to guiding businesses on implementing the industry 4.0 model

 

Foreign Languages: English

Background

  • Team leader of the Innovation and Digital Transformation Focus Team
  • Member of the Insurance Companies Focus Team
  • Member of the Family Companies Focus Team
  • Country Partner for Scandinavia
  • Made partner in 2012
  • Joined in 2006
  • Member of the advisory board of CIONET
  • Member of the editorial board of Giurisprudenza Annotata di Diritto Industriale

Ranking and Awards

Legalcommunity Awards named Tommaso Trademarks and Patents Lawyer of the Year in 2015

The international legal directories Chambers & Partners and The Legal 500 EMEA consider Tommaso “a promising and talented lawyer in the intellectual property field”

Testimonials

“He is very analytical, calm and diplomatic in negotiations.”

(Chambers & Partners)

He is “a very smart Italian IP lawyer with an international approach.”

(Chambers & Partners)

Qualifications

  • Professor of industrial and intellectual property law at the University of Como and Varese
  • Member of the Italian Bar
  • PhD in commercial law, intellectual property and market competition law from the University of Parma
  • Law degree from Cattolica University of Milan

Knowledge Sharing

EU Directive on copyright in the digital single market

On June 7th, Directive (EU)2019/790 on copyright and related rights in the Digital Single Market entered into force. Its purpose is to (i) harmonize further EU law applicable to copyright and related rights in the framework of the internal market, (ii) introduce additional exceptions and limita …

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Digital transformation in banking

In 2018, total global investment in fintech companies hit $111.8 billion across 2,196 deals. In Europe alone, investment in fintech reached $34.2 billion across 536 deals. Technology giants such as Alibaba, Alphabet, Amazon, Apple and Facebook are venturing into the financial services industry …

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Ethiopia appoints its new Government and President. President Sahle-work Zewde is the only female President throughtout Africa

Prime Minister Abiy announced the new composition of the government: the ministries have been reduced from 28 to 20 and only some of the previous ministers remain. The law that redraws the powers and responsibilities of the ministries will be enacted in due course. For instance, a Ministry of P …

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Publications

Newsletter | Industry 4.0

1 January 2017

Insights

BonelliErede brings together its digital innovation expertise to create a dedicated focus team

Innovation, fintech, insurtech and start-ups are the four pillars of BonelliErede’s new Digital Innovation Focus Team. Professionals from various depts – who have years of experience in helping highly innovative companies and driving forward innovation, financial and insurance services’ d …

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Tommaso Faelli named Lawyer of the Year Patents and Trademarks at the 2015 Legalcommunity - IP & TMT Awards

The 3rd edition of the awards was held in Milan, where our very own Tommaso was crowned Lawyer of the Year – Patents and Trademarks. Our firm is extremely proud of Tommaso’s achievement, especially given that the qualities the judging panel highlighted as their basis for selecting him a …

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