Managing Partner - Foreign Lawyer

14/F, Hua Qi Building,
No.969 Wuding Road,
Shanghai 200040, China


Patent star 2022

Trade mark star 2022




Practice areas:

Trade mark prosecution
Unfair competition

Industry sectors:

Computer technology & services
Fashion & luxury goods

Fabio Giacopello is senior partner at HFG Law & Intellectual Property. He’s been widely recognized as one of the most valuable intellectual property practitioners in China.

Fabio has substantive experience in trademark portfolio management, trademark disputes and litigations and enforcement, anti-counterfeiting, technology transfer, patent and trade secret litigations, arbitrations, commercial and corporate transactions.

Among others recognitions, Fabio has been nominated “Recommended lawyer” by Legal500, “Winner of Client Choice Award – Trademarks (China)” by ILO, “IP Star” by Managing Intellectual Property, “Notable practitioner” by Chamber and Partners, “Leading practitioner” by WIPR, “Expert in the trademark category” by Asia IP.


Year Joined Firm: 2010


University: MIP – Politecnico di Milano
Faculty / Subject: Intellectual Property Management
Years: 2002

University: LUISS University - Rome
Faculty / Subject: Law and Policy in the European Union
Years: 2002

University: University of Messina
Faculty / Subject: Master degree in Law
Years: 1997

Network Memberships: INTA, MARQUES, AIPPI, China Italy Chamber of Commerce, Shanghai