After spending more than 50 years in business, Bugnion S.p.A. ranks among the leading Italian and European industrial property consulting companies.
With its office network based throughout Italy, Bugnion enjoys remarkable international visibility and is a major player in the European set.
Thanks to an established tailor-made approach, Bugnion attorneys can effectively identify, protect and enhance ideas, while transforming them into key drivers of a corporate’s asset, besides helping clients achieve a competitive edge in the global market.
Throughout its long-standing activity Bugnion has grown and expanded up to becoming one of the foremost Italian and European partners in the market of industrial property.
Currently totalling more than 200 staff, Bugnion’s network includes offices in Italy, Germany, Spain and U.S.
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.
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 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.
• Only Italian IP firm ranked by Managing IP in 1st Tier for trademark prosecution for 17 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.
Botti & Ferrari is ranked as one of the top IP boutique firms in Italy. One of the essential features of the Firm is certainly its vocation to operate internationally: in fact, approximately half the activity of the Firm is dedicated to consulting services to foreign clients.
Our Team of highly skilled Attorneys and Consultants has matured more than a decade of experience in IP rights protection regarding a wide range of industrial fields, such as: Electronics and New Technologies (Telecommunications and Software applications); Mechanics and Mechatronics; Chemistry, Pharmaceutical, Biotechnology and Biomedical fields. In addition to these activities, Botti & Ferrari’s professionals focus on patent litigation, providing technical assistance and cooperating with the most renowned Italian attorneys at law in the IP field.
The professionals of Botti & Ferrari have been involved in many important litigations in Italy on behalf of major companies from the United States, Japan, Korea and Germany, particularly in the fields of electronics, mechanics, chemistry and pharmaceutical chemistry. Most of the European patent attorneys of Botti & Ferrari have obtained the patent litigation in Europe diploma from the University of Strasbourg. Moreover, two have been substantive examiners at the European Patent Office (EPO).
Our main services include:
state of the art, validity and infringement-related patent searches;
preparation of legal opinions on patent validity and infringement;
drafting, filing and prosecution of national and international patents;
trademark availability searches;
trademark-related legal opinions (validity and infringement);
preparation, filing and prosecution of national and international trademark applications;
representation in procedures before the Italian Patent and Trademark Office, the EPO and the EU Intellectual Property Office (EUIPO);
preparation, filing and prosecution of oppositions and appeals before the EUIPO and the EPO;
industrial property portfolio audits and assistance in due diligence procedures; and
drafting of licence agreements and assistance in related negotiations and litigation.
Bianchetti & Minoja was founded in 1976 by Prof. Giuseppe Bianchetti and is now one of the most appreciated intellectual property consulting firms in Italy.
The firm specializes in chemistry, pharmaceuticals, biotechnology and life sciences.
Our Italian and foreign client portfolio includes SMEs and multinational corporations, as well as research institutes and universities, We offer services covering all legal and administrative aspects relating to intellectual property.