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Avvocati Associati Franzosi Dal Negro Setti

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Chairman: Mario Franzosi
Managing Partner: Francesco Setti
Number of partners: 13 Number of lawyers: 21
Languages: Chinese, English, French, German, Italian, Polish, Russian, Spanish

Firm Overview:
Avvocati Associati Franzosi Dal Negro Setti was founded in 1963 in Milan (Italy).
The firm has a solid reputation and good experience in litigation, consulting, out-of-court dispute resolution and arbitration in strategic matters including intellectual property, life sciences, corporate and business law, labour law, industrial relationship matters. The major clients are active, among others, in the following industries: mechanics, chemistry, automotive, food and beverage, pharmaceutical, information and communication technology. The firm assists national and foreign clients in China-related-matters (through its well-established Chinese desk) as well as in issues relating to Poland (the firm has a strong Polish desk).

Main Areas of Practice:  

Intellectual Property & Competition
Life Sciences
Corporate & Business
Labour & Industrial Relationships

Intellectual Property & Competition:
6 partners, 9 associates
The most important activity of the firm’s IP team is the high profile litigation with an international dimension. Certain cases managed by the department, founded by Mario Franzosi, became milestone decisions in Italian IP case law and antitrust and contributed towards consolidating the firm’s renowned reputation in this field. The IP department manages cases of leading companies in the fashion and design, food and beverage, chemistry and pharma, mechanics, electronics, information and communication technology industries. The assistance is provided both in civil and criminal IP related litigation as well as in constructive consultancy. Special focus is given by the firm’s IP team to the protection of the ‘Made in Italy’ brand, labelling and food products tracing.
Contact: Mario Franzosi
Email: [email protected]

Life Sciences:
4 partners, 7 associates
The firm offers assistance and consulting services in all aspects concerning research, manufacturing, commercialisation and use of medical products and veterinary products, medical devices, specific alimentary products and cosmetics. The firm has been a member of the European Conférence Bleue network since 1997 among other leading firms in the pharmaceutical, sanitary and medical field, which allows the life science department to offer legal services on a multi-jurisdictional level with high degree of specialisation. Expertise in patent matters and in the field of drugs plays an important role in the complex pharma and biotech litigation.
Contact: Francesco Setti
Email: fsetti[email protected]

Corporate & Business:
2 partners, 4 associates
This department has consolidated experience in business, commercial, corporate, international, competition, real estate law, banking, insurance regulatory and gaming. Clients are big Italian and foreign companies. The team also offers assistance in bankruptcy, extraordinary administrations, arrangement with creditors proceedings. The team supports clients following the goal of avoiding disputes and court litigation in order to find settlement preserving clients’ interests; assures extensive and consolidated expertise in national and international litigation. The firm is a member of ABL – Alliance of Business Lawyers; a network with over 700 lawyers and 51 offices in 32 countries.
Contact: Ombretta Fabe Dal Negro
Email: [email protected]

Labour & Industrial Relationships:
1 partner, 1 associate
The team assists clients that are structured and organised on international level: big Italian and foreign enterprises, SMEs, chief directors and high profile executive managers. The mission is to analyse the complexity and specificity of market situations in order to offer the most up-to-date problem solving support.
Contact: Piercarlo Antonelli
Email: [email protected]