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Bird & Bird

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2 ranked lawyersBand 2ItalyEurope 2021 View ranking table

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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

One client enthuses praises the lawyers in the team, describing them as "well prepared and fair."

Another interviewee praises the team's international capabilities, affirming: "They are our point of contact for international matters and they are able to support us in other countries of interest."

Work highlights

Assisted Cisco with the negotiation of distribution contracts for IT services, as well as a leasing contract with an Italian museum.

Notable practitioners

Federico Marini-Balestra is recognised for his expertise in telecoms regulation. He represents leading players in the sector in investigations by the Italian communication authority Agcom, as well as negotiation contracts and strategic partnerships.

Massimiliano Mostardini has a strong track record of advising technology companies on IP matters, including trade marks and patents, as well as advertising issues. He is also experienced in contentious mandates.

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Italy

TMT: Information Technology


Massimiliano Mostardini
Band 3

TMT: Telecommunications


Federico Marini-Balestra
Band 3