Luca Trevisan > Trevisan & Cuonzo > Milan, Italy > Lawyer Profile

Trevisan & Cuonzo
20121 MILANO

Work Department

IP Department




Luca Trevisan is a founding partner of Trevisan & Cuonzo Avvocati and one of the leading names in Italian litigation in the commercial, intellectual property and product liability fields. During a career spanning over 30 years, Luca has handled a number of landmark cases widely reported in the international press. He also has extensive experience in leading and managing multi-jurisdictional trade mark and patent disputes. His domestic and international clients come from a broad cross-section of industries, including pharmaceutical, mechanical, oil and gas, electronics and automotive.


Italian, German, French, English




University of Parma (J.D. 1980 – summa cum laude)

University of Osnabrück (LL.M. 1992 – magna cum laude)

Lawyer Rankings

Italy > Industry focus: TMT

Trevisan & Cuonzo is a popular choice among companies in the IT sector, which seek the team’s advice on a range of TMT-related matters, including privacy issues and data protection, regulatory and compliance matters, and e-commerce. The team also concentrates on patent and copyright litigation, where it routinely represents clients from the media, entertainment and technology sectors. Seasoned patent litigator Vittorio Cerulli Irelli is a key contact, as is Luca Trevisan, who brings experience in commercial and intellectual property law.

Italy > Intellectual property

(Hall of Fame)

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Noted for its focus on high-stakes disputes, Trevisan & Cuonzo maintains a leading position in the market due to its expertise across all spheres of IP litigation, where it routinely assists clients from the life sciences, electronics, fashion and consumer goods sectors. Luca Trevisan is one of the leading names, especially in the commercial, intellectual property and product liability fields, while Gabriel Cuonzo is noted for his expertise in pharmaceutical-sector litigation and regulatory work. Other key practitioners include Donatella Capelli, known for handling complex pharmaceutical, mechanical and electronic patent cases, and Daniela Ampollini, whose practice spans both contentious and non-contentious work, including clearance analysis and commercial agreements especially in the life sciences field. Litigation expert Vittorio Cerulli Irelli notably represents clients in electronics, mechanical and chemical patent cases and antitrust matters, areas in which Luca Pellicciari is also well versed.

Italy > Industry focus: Food

Trevisan & Cuonzo keeps abreast of developments in the food industry, both domestically and internationally and assists clients in protecting and enforcing their rights against fraudulent activity. Its clients include leading producers of a wide range of food products, including specially protected grape varieties and new plant and cereal varieties in which it has deep expertise. The group also advises on IP including patent protection and related corporate/commercial issues. Alongside Luca Trevisan, Vincenzo Acquafredda leads the food practice and advises food companies in a wide range of matters, including those related to labelling, trademarks and food technology.

Italy > EU and competition law

Trevisan & Cuonzo’s competition team is equipped to advise on all antitrust proceedings before the Italian and EU antitrust agencies, as well as on private enforcement actions. Numerous clients from the telecommunications, television, food, pharmaceutical, and bank industries routinely turn to the expertise of EU and Italian competition law specialist Mario Libertini. The Rome office is chaired by antitrust specialist Vittorio Cerulli Irelli, while head of the EU Law practice Luca Trevisan is noted for his expertise in high-stakes commercial, antitrust and intellectual property litigation, with focus on the technology intensive sectors. Virginia Bellucci is an expert in handling proceedings in the telecommunications sector concerning claims for damages for infringement of the competition rules.