LGV is an independent law firm that has acquired an extensive and in-depth experience of the legal services sector, principally in relation to innovative enterprises.
Our firm is widely renowned both in Italy and abroad for its unique expertise and deep understanding of the complex dynamics that underlie industrial and intellectual property. This means that beyond the undisputed legal excellence of the founders and their associates, LGV guarantees to its clients an exceptional client focus based on the understanding of Clients’ industries and commercial needs. LGV’s expertise allows the firm to intercept the rising needs of sectors, products and services that - due to regulatory changes or technical and scientific developments taking place in their environments - might soon be in the need of protection and nurturing their intellectual and industrial assets.
A state of the art, full service boutique advising in any possible aspect of contentious and non contentious intellectual property, meaning patents and models, industrial design, know-how, trademarks and service marks, domain names, copyright, new technologies, data protection and privacy, cybersecurity and cybercrime, unfair competition, mergers and acquisitions of technological companies, due diligence of intangible assets, media and telecommunications.
A truly International team, with partners and associates belonging to important foreign jurisdiction with experience in dealing with foreign clients and their specific needs, as well for domestic clients, in both cases in Italy and in various other countries (with a specific focus on Germany).
A practical yet creative approach that, during the years, has been highly appreciated both by the seasoned general counsels and executives of most of the largest International players as well by innovative new entrepreneurs and start-ups facing for their first time IP issues.
The capability to "care" for the goals of the client, beyond legal results in specific cases or mandates, which means to devise innovative strategies to assess, protect and maximize the clients’ assets value over time.
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.
Established in 1879, STUDIO TORTA is a leading European IP firm now operating as a joint-stock company with 56 practitioners, 38 of whom are partners.
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.
First we listen and then we propose solutions, for the construction of true value.
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.