Paolo Lazzarino > ADVANT Nctm > Milan, Italy > Lawyer Profile

20121 MILAN

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.

Lawyer Rankings

Italy > Intellectual property

(Hall of Fame)

Paolo LazzarinoADVANT Nctm

ADVANT Nctm has both trademark and copyright as fields of excellence, whereby enforcement, clearance advice, prosecution and licensing are the main services. The team’s patent and design skills are also well known. Copyright expert Lorenzo Attolico leads the team and also assists clients on trademarks, patents and IP regulations. Paolo Lazzarino stands out for his litigation skills in connection to trademarks, patents, designs, copyright and unfair competition issues. Roberto Cesaro and Luca Guidobaldi were promoted to partners in May 2021.

Comparative Guides

Italy: Intellectual Property June 2022 This country-specific Q&A provides an overview to Intellectual Property laws and regulations that may occur in Italy.