Avv Daniela Ampollini > Trevisan & Cuonzo > Milan, Italy > Lawyer Profile

Trevisan & Cuonzo
20121 MILANO

Work Department

IP department


Intellectual Property Litigation
Pharmaceutical Regulatory and Litigation
Non-contentious & transactional IP
Advertising Law


With more than 20 years of experience in IP, Daniela has advised and assisted both Italian and international clients in the exploitation and protection of innovation using all tools contemplated by IP law: patents, trademarks, designs and models, copyright, industrial secret and unfair competition law, etc. Her experience covers both contentious work (including cross-border and multi-jurisdictional litigation), and non contentious work, including clearance analysis and the negotiation and drafting of commercial agreements concerning the exploitation of industrial and intellectual property rights, also in the context of complex commercial agreements. She assists clients in many industry areas: mechanical, electronic, chemical, pharmaceutical, medical devices, cosmetics, fashion and apparel, seed industry, food & beverage, FMCGs, and other. Daniela joined Trevisan & Cuonzo in 1999.


Italian, English, French




European College of Parma (1998), University of Parma (J.D. 1997), 

University of Wales, College of Cardiff (1995)

Lawyer Rankings

Italy > Industry focus: Healthcare and life sciences

The ‘small but dedicated‘ team at Trevisan & Cuonzo assists multinational pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies with copyright and patent disputes. The co-heads of practice are founding partners and experienced IP lawyers Gabriel Cuonzo and Luca TrevisanDaniela Ampollini and Donatella Capelli are also highly regarded patent litigators. A key name at associate level is Luca Pellicciari who has been praised for his ‘attention to detail and ability and eagerness to engage with the technical aspects of the case.’

Italy > Industry focus: Food

Clients from the food industry turn to Trevisan & Cuonzo for expert advice on IP matters relating to the sector. The team is mostly known for acting for Italian food producers in plant variety rights protection, enforcement of plant breeder’s rights and geographic indications. Vincenzo Acquafredda is an expert in labelling, trade marks and agricultural technology; Daniela Ampollini focuses on multi-jurisdictional litigation. The duo are responsible for the firm’s Bari and Parma offices respectively.

Italy > Intellectual property

(Leading individuals)

Daniela AmpolliniTrevisan & Cuonzo

Trevisan & Cuonzo has a primary focus on complex litigation, particularly in the life sciences sector. Described as ‘a very strong litigation team for pharmaceutical innovators’, the group assists clients with pharmaceutical patents, including those with cross border aspects. The practice also includes lawyers with expertise in technology law. Founding partners Luca Trevisan and Gabriel Cuonzo are ‘tremendously experienced’ and co-head the department with UK-qualified practitioner Julia Holden. Donatella Capelli is a patent litigator with experience of Italian and EU courts. Daniela Ampollini is another key individual.

Comparative Guides

Italy: Patent Litigation October 2021 This country-specific Q&A provides an overview to Patent Litigation laws and regulations that may occur in Italy.