Partner, Head of Patents

Piazza di Pietra, 39
Rome 00186


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Top 250 Women in IP 2023



Practice areas:

Patent litigation
Patent prosecution
Patent strategy & counseling

Industry sectors:

Life sciences
Medical devices
Universities & research

Elisabetta is a qualified Italian and European Patent Attorney, Community Design Attorney. She is qualified to represent clients before the Unified Patent Court.

She sits on Società Italiana Brevetti’s Board of Administration and is the firm’s Head of Patents.

Practising since 1999, Elisabetta has drafted and prosecuted patent applications for, and provided advice to, major research organisations, universities and multinational companies as well as Italian and foreign medium-sized companies.

Her practice has focused in particular on biomechanic and biomedical patents. She also deals with drafting, filing and prosecuting patent applications concerning new technologies, particularly in the nanotechnology platform.

Elisabetta is enrolled with the Register of Court-Appointed Experts on Industrial Property of the Court of Rome. She also acts as ex-parte expert in patent litigation.

Elisabetta teaches European Patent practice and strategies in courses leading up to European Patent Attorney qualification exams organised by the Centre d’Etudes Internationales de la Propriété Industrielle (R. Schuman University, Strasbourg). She is a former member of the EPO’s EC-III examination committee in charge of marking D papers during the qualifying examination for European Patent Attorneys (EQE).

Year Joined Firm: 1999


  • Master’s degree in Mechanical Engineering, La Sapienza University of Rome
  • PhD in Bioengineering, University of Bologna
  • Diploma in Patent Litigation in Europe, Centre d’Études Internationales de la Propriété Intellectuelle, University of Strasbourg

Network Memberships: AIPPI, FICPI, AIPLA, EPLIT