Bird & Bird

TMT Department

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What the team is known for Combines robust IT expertise with well-regarded media and telecommunications practices. Provides IP, regulatory and commercial advice to a client base of domestic companies and global corporates, including dispute resolution services. Active in antitrust regulatory and private enforcement mandates in the telecommunications sector. Also offers expertise in data protection and GDPR compliance projects.

Strengths Clients depict the team as "very dedicated to the client," adding that "they're easy to work with and understand quickly."

Work highlights Represented Dailymotion in litigation proceedings regarding the violation of copyrights of third parties by users of the client's platform.

Notable practitioners

Federico Marini-Balestra is experienced in regulatory proceedings, cartel investigations and IP matters. Sources appreciate his "deep knowledge of the telecom sector."

Massimiliano Mostardini acts for a variety of technology companies on IP matters, including trademarks and patents, as well as advertising. He additionally assists with contentious mandates.