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Pavia e Ansaldo

Gian Paolo Di Santo

Milan, Italy Europe Guide 2022 Ranked in 1 departments
Ranked in : Intellectual Property
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Gian Paolo Di Santo furnishes advice on a wide range of litigation proceedings, covering trade mark, patent and copyright. One client describes Gian Paolo Di Santo as "easy to work with," and highlights that "he understands everything immediately."
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Head of IP and Life Sciences departments at the firm. Has been involved in some of the most important Italian IP cases of recent years and is recognised as one of the country’s most renowned IP experts – both by his peers and by leading Italian and international legal directories. Key clients include leading players in life sciences (Accord-Intas, DuPont, Ethypharm, Genentech), fashion (Ralph Lauren), IT (Synchronoss, Micron) and manufacturing (Hormann, IKOI, Trime) sectors. Has an exemplary track record representing art foundations and artists in copyright matters. His expertise encompasses all areas of IP including patents, trademarks, copyright and design. He is a leading expert in niche areas such as pharmaceutical market and data exclusivity, trade secrets, unfair competition, licensing, advertising and labelling. Skilled litigator with strong transaction-related IP expertise, he is a go-to lawyer for assistance in sectors with a high level of technological innovation requiring the management and enforcement of complex IP portfolios both in Italy and abroad.

Career

In-house counsel in Pirelli Group. Joined Pavia e Ansaldo in 1981. Partner since 1991.

Professional Memberships

• American Chamber of Commerce

• AIPPI

• LES

• IBA.

Personal

Bologna University (Law Degree cum laude), 1978

Admitted before Italian Supreme Court

Languages: Italian, English

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