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Saglietti Bianco is a leading Italian IP boutique boasting more than 50 years’ experience in the field of intellectual property. A strong regard for its savoir faire, with a keen eye for innovation, coupled with its international viewpoint are key elements of the law firm’s policy. The same pinciples are also reflected in its way of successfully assisting national and international clients in solving their problems and developing new projects. Another key element is its practical market-oriented approach.

The firm offers a complete range of intellectual property and commercial services, and specializes in a wide range of industrial sectors including electronics, chemical, automotive, fashion, food and nutrition, pharma, cosmetics, energy, life sciences, telecommunications, media and information technology.

The firm is characterized by a dual personality, embodied by the two name partners Luigi Saglietti and Emanuela Bianco and it also consists of an organic and tight-knit team.

Saglietti Bianco professionals are highly qualified experts in a wide variety of sectors (lawyers, patent attorneys, tax consultants, IT and AI experts). The firm is able to build relations and to follow projects directly through its five continent network, in order to ensure that each task is performed to the highest standards. This is particularly important in light of the on-going development of multi-jurisdictional disputes and cross-border transactions.

The practice is well known for its success in commercial and intellectual property litigation.

Areas of practice

The firm offers complete counselling in several areas of commercial law and high-skilled expertise in the field of intellectual and industrial property.

The firm's key sector include:

  • Automotive: Saglietti Bianco has a depth of knowledge in this sector, having worked for, among others, FCA, Hi-Lex, and AVL List. Advice has ranged from product liability to trade mark, patent, unfair competition and dispute resolution.
  • Aviation, aerospace, defence and security: advising on asset management and financing, civil aviation matters, including airlines, regulatory and competition issues, and aerospace and defence.
  • Antitrust: the firm provides clients with assistance across a wide spectrum of cases including: cartel investigations, merger control, private enforcement, advisory and compliance across many different industries and sectors, including such regulated sectors as telecommunications and pharmaceuticals
  • Commercial Law and Commercial Transactions: the firm advises and assists clients on complex domestic and international business issues, understanding the business culture and advising clients across all major industries and sectors,
  • Intellectual Property: Saglietti Bianco Law Firm advises on all aspects of Intellectual Property, from clearance, filing, oppositions and registrations to very substantial disputes before the courts. With solid experience gained over a number of decades, the firm is well positioned to litigate for small and medium-sized entities as well as multinationals.
  • IP Due Diligence: the firm advises its clients to assess quantity and quality of intellectual property assets owned by, or licensed to, a company, business or individual. Including an assessment of how intellectual property is captured and protected by the relevant company or business.
  • Information Technology:  Saglietti Bianco provides advice on all aspects of IT law, from trade mark licensing to commercial contracts, as well as aiding with litigation.
  • Food and Beverage: advising on a full range of areas, including branding, labelling, health claims, fair trade and patents on novel foods.
  • Life sciences and healthcare: advising clients in biotechnology, bioinformatics and pharmaceutical companies on licensing and drug development agreements, R&D collaboration, IP acquisitions and joint ventures.
  • Media and entertainment: advising clients from across the media spectrum on a wide range of issues, including exploitation across all forms of digital media and emerging areas,
  • Sports: advising clients  managing their IP rights, governing bodies, event organisers and sponsors on issues including exploitation of commercial rights, brand management, regulatory and disciplinary issues.
  • Trade marks and Design: Saglietti Bianco advises on all aspects of Trade mark and Design law, from clearance, filing, oppositions and registrations to very substantial trade mark disputes before the courts. With solid experience gained over a number of decades, the firm is well positioned to litigate for small and medium-sized entities as well as multinationals. Clients include Juventus F.C., Amazon, LIDL, Ferrari, Caffè Vergnano, Orlane, Manetti & Roberts, Cosmoprof.

Saglietti Bianco has offices in Turin, Milan, Rome, Venice and Alba.

  • Languages
  • English
  • French
  • German
  • Spanish
  • Italian
  • Member
  • INTA
  • IBA (International Bar Association)
  • ITMA
  • VPP
  • GRUR
  • LES (Licensing Executives Society)
  • ABA (American Bar Association)

Above material supplied by Studio Legale Saglietti Bianco.

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