Master of Science (Laurea) in Chemistry
Italian Industrial Property Attorney
European Patent Attorney
European Trademark and Design Attorney
Languages: English, Italian
Industrial rights in the area of pharmaceuticals, nutraceuticals, foodstuffs, dairy products, animal feeds and microbiology, in particular microorganisms and moulds. Additional experience in the area of materials for dentistry and the pharmaceutical industry.
Filing of biological materials in accordance with the Budapest Treaty.
Drafting and prosecution of Italian, PCT, European and foreign patent applications.
Drafting of legal and technical opinions relating to nullity and infringement actions in Italy and abroad; party technical consultancy (CTP) in the scope of court technical expertise phases (CTU) in nullity and infringement actions before the Italian specialized IP courts. Support in conducting patent licensing negotiations.
Italian IP Attorneys Association - Patents and Trademarks Section.
EUIPO (European Union Intellectual Property Office), Trademarks and Designs Section.
EPI (Institute of Professional Representatives before the European Patent Office).
Studied Chemistry at the University of Florence, with a thesis on the determination of protein structures.
From 1998 to 2008: active in the patents area with a leading Italian patent law firm.
Italian patent attorney since 2005.
European patent attorney since 2009.
Italian and European trademark attorney since 2014.
Joined HOFFMANN EITLE in 2008.
Has lectured on industrial property law at the Universities of Ferrara and Bologna, the National Research Centre (CNR) in Bologna, the IRCCS Foundation (the Institute for Research, Hospitalization and Healthcare) at the Ospedale Maggiore Policlinico Mangiagalli e Regina Elena in Milan, the Siena School of Biotechnology, Convey Intelligence & Knowledge S.r.l. of Turin, the University of Milan, the Life Science IP Seminars and the Italian Society of Regulatory Affairs.