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Nctm Studio Legale

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Brussels, London, Milan, Rome, Shanghai

Paolo Lazzarino

Work +39 02 725511
Nctm Studio Legale

Work Department

Intellectual Property Law

Litigation & Arbitration


Equity Partner.  Paolo Lazzarino advises on IP rights, including trademarks, patents and copyright, and has extensive litigation experience. His expertise covers both IP litigation and commercial IP, and he has been involved in some leading cases in the Italian IP arena, such as the Hotel Cipriani trademark dispute and the enforcement of the Supreme trademark in Italy. Paolo also has coordinated the Milan IP team in major acquisitions of Italian brands on behalf of luxury groups (e.g. LVMH).

He currently advises brands in the fashion, design and automotive sector on intellectual property protection and enforcement internationally.

Paolo Lazzarino has authored articles on IP reviews.

He is also lecturer at at IED (Istituto Europeo di Design) and SDA Bocconi master courses in Milan.


From 2008 Partner of Nctm Studio Legale. From 2005 to 2007 Associate of Studio Associato Testa Cottafavi Canu. From 2000 to 2005 Associate of Studio Avv. Mario Adornato.


Italian, English, German.


Admitted to the Bar of Milan, 2003.


IP Law, London School of Economics.

Law Degree, Università degli Studi di Pavia, 2000.


Intellectual property

Within: Leading individuals

Paolo Lazzarino - Nctm Studio Legale

Within: Intellectual property

The ‘excellentNctm Studio Legale is renowned for its contentious and non-contentious trade marks and copyright work, which focuses on industries such as fashion, media and telecoms. The practice advised Gucci on copyright matters concerning the creation of the new fall and winter 2017 collection, and assists Sky International, which owns the Sky TV trademark portfolio in Italy, with the protection of its brands. Paolo Lazzarino is ‘a pleasure to work with’ and Lorenzo Attolico is also recommended.

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Italy: Industry focus


Within: Food

Nctm Studio Legale focuses on trade, regulatory, finance, M&A, company law and general company advice and recently represented several producers of Hellim cheese from the Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus before the European Commission and the ECJ regarding its exclusion from registering their products as a Protected Designation of Origin (PDO). Acqua Minerale San Benedetto and Fertilisers Europe are other notable clients. Bernard O’Connor and Paolo Lazzarino are recommended.

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Within: TMT

Nctm Studio Legale advises clients on a wide range of matters in the telecoms and ICT sectors, including construction, development, maintenance and operation of transmission networks, and provision of ICT products and services, as well as on mobility services and devices, and creation and development of e-commerce platforms. The practice provides ongoing assistance to Nokia on corporate and commercial matters with a specific focus on network operations. Deutsche Bank and Fujitsu are other key clients. Vittorio Noseda and Paolo Lazzarino are recommended.

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