Società Italiana Brevetti is a leading 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.
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 promote equal opportunities within the firm as well as within the IP profession.
Industry sector strengths:
Chemistry and pharmaceuticals, electronics and IT, mechanics, agroindustry, fashion, life sciences, clean tech, robotics, artificial intelligence, internet of things. Remarkable experience in pharma patent litigation.
Managing IP Italy Patent Prosecution Firm of the Year award 2021.
Only Italian IP firm ranked by Managing IP in 1st Tier for trademark prosecution for 16 years in a row.
Former members of European Patent Office Boards of Appeal among partners.
Partners include members of Italian government’s legislative committees.
For almost a century and a half, Studio Torta has played a key role in protecting some of the most relevant patents, high profile brands and innovative designs across Europe and the world. Our focus has always been on clients, collaborating and innovating with them to create bespoke solutions that protect and help their businesses grow. The long-standing legal experience of our senior partners is complemented by the expertise of talented junior partners on emerging technologies, with a view to meeting the needs of a constantly evolving market with exceptional standards of efficiency and competence. Studio Torta operates as a joint-stock company with 59 practitioners, 39 of whom are partners, plus 131 staff members. It has offices in Turin, Milan, Treviso, Bologna, Rimini and Rome and can rely on a consolidated network of correspondents around the world. Moreover, to ensure excellent assistance to our overseas clients, our staff includes Chinese, Japanese, German and French native speakers. Our motto is: “First we listen and then we propose solutions, for the construction of true value".
Akran Intellectual Property was established in 2014, merging experienced award winning teams of IP attorneys and lawyers from leading Italian firms. We are a full-service IP firm that creates value for clients at all stages of their creativity process and beyond. From pre-filing opinions to litigation, our approach is imaginative and client oriented. We assist small to medium size businesses, large corporations and multinationals, as well as start-ups, with a tailored approach, using clarity and transparency as our guidelines. Our key areas of expertise include prior-rights searches, trademark filings, oppositions, litigation, brand evaluation, portfolio review and management and contract drafting.
We have successfully proven and obtained the EUIPO and Italian PTO’s recognition of the reputation of two brands for the first time. For a well-known US designer, we secured a position mark on a sneaker that was not possible to register in other jurisdictions. Overall, in 2020 the prosecution side of the firm filed over 100 oppositions on behalf of its clients in the automotive, pharmaceutical, luxury, fashion, media and oral care sectors.
On the contentious side, the law firm defended companies in criminal trials relating to trademark, design and patent counterfeiting, in many cases also involving criminal conspiracy and also mafia related criminal conspiracy
Founded in Turin in 1872, Jacobacci & Partners leads the way in the field of intellectual property.
Throughout three centuries we have gained the experience that has made us what we are today: the largest intellectual property firm in Italy, and one of the largest in Europe, specializing in the protection of patents and trademarks. Beginning over 150 years ago as a family-run studio, we are now a large pan-European firm currently having 90 professionals in 13 European cities in 3 countries: Turin, Milan, Rome, Brescia, Padua, Kilometro Rosso (Bergamo), Bologna, Madrid, Alicante, Paris, Lyon, Nantes and Bordeaux. We strive to provide you with the broadest possible protection of your IP rights – from the initial conception to defending and asserting your IP rights in Court.
Over the years we have managed over 100,000 patents and 100,000 trademarks for more than 10,000 clients of every size, sector and geographic area: an extraordinary history that allows us to state with confidence that we have experience with virtually every type of IP issue that may arise. With a focus on our own technological innovations, we provide our clients with, secure and independent, one-click connection to their patent and trademark portfolios. More than half of the top 100 global brands have entrusted us with the protection and enforcement of their IP portfolios. We do not limit ourselves, however, to large, multi-national companies. If you need to register your company logo or patent a product in Europe or internationally, do not hesitate to contact us for a free, no obligation quote. We will advise you on the best way to proceed in order to protect your innovative ideas at a reasonable cost. Our professionals are ready and able to provide value to your ideas by obtaining the appropriate IP protection for you.
Since 1997 Jacobacci & Partners has featured top of the rankings for Italy drawn up by Managing Intellectual Property, an authoritative international magazine reviewing all leading IP consulting firms. In 2020, we were voted "Italian Firm of the Year" in the Patent Prosecution category, after ranking in the first tier in trademark and patent matters since 2007.
In 2019 the Firm was a co-winner in the category 'Best IP Advisor in Italy' at the second edition of The Innovation & IP Forum and Awards, Leaders League’s initiative dedicated to challenges and opportunities in the field of patents, trademarks and Intellectual Property. In 2021, for the second year, the Leaders League rated Jacobacci "Best IP Agency for Trademark Prosecution", adding this year the nomination as "Best IP Agency for Patent Prosecution". Moreover, in 2021 the Financial TIMES, in partnership with Statista, rated Jacobacci among the “Europe’s Best Patent Law Firms” with bronze in the Mechanical Engineers sector and in the Biotechnology & Food one.
Last but not least, the World Intellectual Property Organization recently confirmed Jacobacci & Partners as a major applicant for international PCT patents in Italy and for EPO patents in Europe.
Network Memberships INTA, ECTA, GRUR, PTMG, MARQUES, AIPPI, FICPI, AUTM, LES, LESI, INDICAM, Union des Fabricants