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LCA Studio Legale

Intellectual Property

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What the team is known for

Solid team servicing a wide spectrum of clients, including those with activity in the publishing, fashion and technology sectors. Typical work includes advice on advertising law, unfair competition, and trade mark and patent infringement cases. Provides further advice on copyright issues. Assists clients with both domestic and cross-border mandates.

Notable practitioners

Clients highlight Gianluca De Cristofaro 's "business-oriented approach," with one of them affirming: "He immediately understands our needs and is always able to find a solution."He is proficient at handling contentious and non-contentious mandates relating to trade marks, copyright and patents.

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Overview

LCA assists in the definition of best strategies of protection and promotion of immaterial assets, offering itself as sole reference point for the complete management of IP rights. It also supports adv big spenders and communication agencies in the clearance of adv campaigns and any connected contentious matter.

The team has developed great expertise in all litigation proceedings related to: trademarks, designs and models, patents, know how, copyrights, before the competent national, European and international administrative and judicial authorities; domain names, before ordinary courts and authorities managing ADR proceedings; unfair competition for slavish imitation, misappropriation, parasitic competition, stealing know-how and employee theft; misleading and comparative advertising, before ordinary courts, the Italian Competition Authority and the Italian Advertising Standards Authority.

The Firm also assists Italian and foreign clients in drafting and negotiating licensing contracts and transfers of IP, know-how and copyrights, as well aspublishing, software, advertising, sponsorship and promotion agreements. It takes care of IP issues within M&A transactions.

It finally advises on: filing and prosecuting activities in Italy and abroad (objections, oppositions, renewals, transcriptions); surveillance of trademark registers; Internet anti-counterfeiting activities, monitoring of B2B and B2C e-commerce platforms; implementation of worldwide customs protection services.

Members

De Cristofaro, Gianluca (Head of Department)

Intellectual Property Department

LCA Studio Legale

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Department location

Via della Moscova, 18

Milan

Lombardy

Italy

20121

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Intellectual Property


Gianluca De Cristofaro
Band 3