Società Italiana Brevetti (SIB)


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Tel:+39 06 695441

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Quick facts:

Firm - Year of Establishment: 1882
Number of Partners: 14
Total Number of IP Practitioners: 42

Società Italiana Brevetti is a top-tier, internationally recognised European firm specialising in intellectual property only.

Our IP attorneys have a wide range of specialisations; our services cover all areas of intellectual property, including filing and prosecution of patents, trademarks, designs, models and plant variety rights as well as copyright, domain names, licensing and litigation.

Many of our European patent attorneys are qualified to represent clients before the Unified Patent Court.

We are proactive in devising partnership solutions to work seamlessly with our clients’ organisations.

We provide bespoke services, delivered as best suits clients.

We value diversity and inclusion and promote equal opportunities within the firm as well as within the IP profession.


  • Only Italian IP firm ranked by Managing IP in 1st Tier for trademark prosecution for 18 years in a row.
  • Former members of European Patent Office Boards of Appeal among partners.
  • Unified Patent Court cross-disciplinary team including UPC-qualified SIB patent attorneys and SIB LEX attorneys-at-law.
  • Partners are members of Italian government’s legislative committees.
  • Over 50% turnover generated by foreign clients.

Key IP Areas

Copyright & related rights, Designs, Intellectual property (prosecution), IP transactions, Life sciences IP, Patent, Patent prosecution, Trade mark, Trade mark prosecution, Trade mark contentious, Patent contentious
Key Sector Expertise

Agriculture, Artificial intelligence, Automotive, Biotechnology, Chemical, Computer technology & services, E-commerce, Electrical, Electronics, Fashion & luxury goods, Media, Food & beverage, Furniture, ICT & software, Industrials, Instruments, Life sciences, Mechanical, Medical device, Nanotechnology, Pharmaceutical, Renewable energy, Robotics, Semiconductors, Sports, Telecommunication, Tobacco, Universities & research, Utilities, Manufacturing, Retail, Construction & materials

We are members of the main international and Italian intellectual property organizations, and are actively committed in most of them.

  • AIPLA - American Intellectual Property Law Association
  • AIPPI - Association Internationale pour la Protection de la Propriété Intellectuelle
  • CIPA - Chartered Institute of Patent Agents
  • ECTA - European Communities Trade Mark Association
  • EPI - European Patent Institute (Institute of Professional Representatives before the European Patent Office)
  • EPLIT - European Patent Litigators Association
  • FICPI - Fédération Internationale des Conseils en Propriété Industrielle
  • INTA - International Trademark Association
  • LES - Licensing Executives Society
  • MARQUES - European Association of Trademark Owners
  • ORIGIN - Organization for an International Geographical Indications Network
  • PTMG - Pharmaceutical Trademarks Group


  • INDICAM - Anti-counterfeiting industry association
  • Italian College of Industrial Property Consultants
  • Italian Industrial Property Consultants Institute
  • LES Italy - Italian group of LES (Licensing Executives Society)


We are also members of:

  • Altagamma
  • International League of Competition Law (Associazione italiana per la tutela della concorrenza)
  • Istituto Affari Internazionali
  • Unismart Fondazione Università di Padova