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Gianni, Origoni, Grippo, Cappelli & Partners

Work +39 02 76 37 41
Abu Dhabi, Bologna, Brussels, London, Milan, New York and 3 more

Nino Di Bella

Work +39 02 763741
Gianni, Origoni, Grippo, Cappelli & Partners

Work Department

Intellectual Property, IT and Media


Nino is the head of the Intellectual Property, Information Technology and E-Commerce department. He has developed a specific expertise in the intellectual property and information technology law sectors, with an emphasis on trademarks, copyright, advertising, unfair competition, software related matters, internet and new technologies.


Italian, English, French and Spanish


He is a member of the Italian Bar. He is also a member of the Licensing Executives Society (LES), of the International Trademark Association (INTA) and of the ITechLaw association.


He received his law degree from Università di Catania and has also studied at the City of London Polytechnic.


Industry focus: TMT

Within: Industry focus: TMT

Gianni, Origoni, Grippo, Cappelli & Partners's TMT department is led by  Francesco Gianni  and Nino Di Bella. Recent highlights include assisting a consortium of lenders - including Unicredit and BNP Paribas - with a  €510m bridge financing for Open Fiber's construction of ultra-broadband infrastructures. Additionally, the group successfully acted for Digicom in patent infringement proceedings concerning geolocation systems in gaming equipment. Luca Rinaldi is another name to note.

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Nino Di Bella - Gianni, Origoni, Grippo, Cappelli & Partners

Within: Intellectual property

Jointly headed by Nino Di Bella and Massimo Sterpi, who joined from Jacobacci in January 2018, Gianni, Origoni, Grippo, Cappelli & Partners advises clients including Adidas, Philip Morris Interational and Hasbro on contentious and transactional matters. The group represented Daikin Air Conditioning Italy in a dispute filed by Termal concerning the alleged nullity and the infringement of a patent for an air conditioning system, and advises De Agostini Editore on matters related to the ownership of economic exploitation rights and trade mark rights over the famous children’s fiction character Heidi.

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