Martini Manna & Partners


Piazza Velasca 6


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Founding and Managing Partner: Elena Martini
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Quick facts:

Firm - Year of Establishment: 2011
Number of Partners: 4
Total Number of IP Practitioners: 11
Languages Spoken at the Firm: English, Spanish, French
Network Memberships: AIPPI, ECTA, INDICAM, LESI

Martini Manna & Partners is an independent and client-focused boutique law-firm specialising in intellectual property, unfair competition, data protection and commercial law. It provides individually tailored, highly-specialised legal assistance both in contentious matters, including cross border proceedings, arbitrations and procedures before independent authorities and juries, and in non-contentious matters, including transactions and IPRs filing & prosecution.

The firm’s experience covers almost any industry sector, including entertainment, media, art, IT, automotive, electronics, life science, chemical, plant varieties, food & beverage, design furniture, fashion.

Martini Manna & Partners provides legal assistance according to the highest international standards, with a business-oriented mentality and a clear communication, with the utmost transparency and ethics, and paying great attention to the client's needs and budget.

The firm’s partners led high profile cases, many of which have formed current Italian case law on issues such as the protection of trademarks against dealers not belonging to the IPR holder’s selective distribution network, the limits of the Italian Bolar clause, the copyright protection of design works and of architectural works, the protection of sui generis rights on databases, the liability of content delivery networks and know-how infringement.

At Martini Manna & Partners, our key strenghts are:

  • communication skills: we embraced legal design – we provide easy to read documents and practical advice;
  • business mindset: we always keep in mind the client’s business needs and base our assistance on a thorough knowledge of their market;
  • speed: we provide an initial response to requests within a few hours and ensure that tasks are completed quickly;
  • proactivity: we try to identify problems before they arise and suggest ways to avoid them;
  • value & budget: we offer reasonable rates corresponding to the value of the work we perform, without any increases due to organizational costs from which the client does not get real benefits. We pay great attention to respecting the client's budget;
  • transparency: we allow clients to access all their files and our relevant timesheets online;
  • ESG: we are ethical, eco-friendly and gender-neutral;
  • global: we work with foreign colleagues on a daily basis, typically in English but also in French and Spanish;
  • technology: we use any newly available technology which may make our work more efficient and less expensive for the client.

Key IP Areas

Copyright & related rights, Designs, Intellectual property (contentious), Patent contentious, Trade mark contentious, Trade mark prosecution

Key Sector Expertise

Advertising, Agriculture, Artificial intelligence, Arts, Automotive, Chemical, Computer technology & services, E-commerce, Electronics, Film, Food & beverage, Furniture, Gaming, ICT & software, Internet, Life sciences, Manufacturing, Mechanical, Media, Medical device, Music, Pharmaceutical, Publishing, Sports