Trevisan & Cuonzo's Intellectual Property Practice is at the cutting edge of new challenges in IP protection and enforcement assisting an enviable international client base including many of the most technologically advanced and innovative businesses in the world. The firm assists clients in a wide range of industry sectors including electronics, chemicals, automotive, pharmaceutical and biotech, food and beverage, technology, media, entertainment and publishing.
We are proud to be recognized globally by Managing IP on both a practice and individual basis including being named as Best Patent Contentious Firm of the Year - Italy, 2020. In addition we retained our Tier 1 ranking in Chambers Global, Chambers Europe and Legal 500 for Intellectual Property as well as being ranked by World Trademark Review WTR 1000 for our outstanding trademark work and by IAM, The World's Leading Patent Practitioners for high profile patent litigation work in Italy.
The firm plays a pioneering role in setting legal trends in intellectual property resulting in notable wins for clients. Trevisan & Cuonzo is committed to providing clients with excellent focussed legal solutions. Our associates are trained by highly skilled IP partners with longstanding Italian IP experience creating a fantastic platform from which all members of the IP team can serve our domestic and international client base.
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 14 European cities in 4 countries: Turin, Milan, Rome, Brescia, Padua, Kilometro Rosso (Bergamo), Bologna, Lugano, 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 2020, the Leaders League also rated Jacobacci "Best IP Agency for Trademark Prosecution".
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
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.
Headed and founded in 2004 by Dr. Professor Cesare Galli, (Full Professor of IP Law at the Faculty of Law of the University of Parma), the firm operates mainly in the field of Intellectual Property law with a specific experience in Pharmaceutical, Biotech and TMT Patents and in Cross-Border Litigations.
Having its main office in Milan and branch offices in Brescia, Parma and Verona, the firm came into being as a boutique firm, highly specialized in IP law, Business Law and Competition/Antitrust. The Firm is characterized by the personal imprint of its founder, and has maintained strong reputation by combining it with a firmly market-oriented approach aimed at enhancing the procedural instruments in order to reach positive results in the shortest terms. Professor Galli has also been personally involved in the process that led Italy to taking part in the Unified Patent Court Agreement in 2013 and in the Enhanced Cooperation on the Unitary Patent in 2015 and flanked the Italian delegates in the drafting of the Rules of Procedure (RoP).
The Firm clients include large foreign industrial groups working in the pharmaceutical, food and chemical sectors and Italian firms operating in the most cutting edge fields such as new technologies as well as TMT, mechanics and electro mechanics industries.
The firm displays a special competence both in patent litigation and out of court field strategy (such as license agreements and international transfers of technology).