Firm Profile > IP Law Galli > Milan, Italy
IP Law Galli Offices
VIA LAMARMORA 40
IP Law Galli > The Legal 500 Rankings
Intellectual property Tier 2
IP Law Galli's group is praised for its 'great expertise' in design issues and the defence of the intellectual property of design products. The team is also noted for its advice on strategic issues, contracts and M&A matters concerning patents (including pharmaceutical and software patents), trade marks, design and copyright law. Cesare Galli and Mariangela Bogni, who co-head the practice, work with associate litigators Alberto Contini and Alecsia Pagani.
Cesare Galli; Mariangela Bogni
Other key lawyers:
Alberto Contini; Alecsia Pagani
‘Great expertise, professionalism and competence’
‘Cesare Galli and Alberto Contini: extreme availability, preparation and professionalism’
‘Professionalism and excellent preparation in industrial property and maximum support in dealing with the fight against counterfeiting’
‘Cesare Galli: maximum availability, preparation and excellent professionalism on IPR contents with valid support from Alecsia Pagani.’
TEVA Pharmaceutical LTD
LG Eletronics Inc.
EG s.p.a. (Stada Group)
Ambrosetti Partecipazioni s.r.l.
Cama 1 s.p.a.
Coop Italia Società Cooperativa
Atlas Copco B.L.M.
Dover Europe s.a.r.l.
IP Law Galli > Firm Profile
The firm: Headed and founded in 2004 by Professor Cesare Galli, Full Professor of IP law at the University of Parma, who has been practising in the IP field at the highest level since 1986, the firm operates mainly in the field of intellectual property and also in general business law and competition / antitrust. Having its main office in Milan and branch offices in Brescia, Parma and Verona, the firm came into being as a boutique firm specialised in IP law, especially in patent and trademark litigation and strategies, and characterised by the personal imprint of its founder, instructing a highly professional team, able to move in a prevalently international context.
Milan main office team comprises ten lawyers, in addition to the Chairman
Professor Cesare Galli and the Partner Mariangela Bogni. Atty. Bogni and all Senior Associates of the Firm have a Ph.D. in IP Law or an MBA. The firm has maintained this strong reputation by combining it with a firmly market-oriented approach aimed at enhancing the procedural instruments in order to reach positive results in the shortest terms.
The expertise of the firm and of Professor Galli have been widely recognised at both domestic and international levels. Since 2005 Professor Galli has been a member of the governmental commission in charge of revising Italian IP rules. Acting in this role, he played a decisive part in the 2010 reform of the code and in Italy’s participation in the Unified Patent Court and the unitary patent, and in the implementation of the TradeMarks Directive and of the Trade Secrets Directive in Italy. In 2009 he was appointed as a member of the sub-group on the legal framework of the EU Observatory on the infringement of IP rights.
Main practice areas: Intellectual property and competition law (with specific experience in shape trademarks, selective distribution, design, biotech and pharmaceutical patents, computer and software patents and cross-border litigation, unfair competition, copyright and related rights) as well as business law.
|Intellectual property||Cesare Galli|
|Biotechnology patents||Cesare Galli|
|Patents and design patents||Cesare Galli|
|Patent box||Cesare Galli|
|Trademarks, trademark litigation and licensing||Cesare Galli|
|Copyright and relates rights||Cesare Galli|
|Antitrust and trade regulation||Cesare Galli|
|Intellectual property||Mariangela Bogni|
|Biotechnology patents||Mariangela Bogni|
|Patents and design patents||Mariangela Bogni|
|Geographical indications||Alberto Contini|
|Computer and software patents||Alberto Contini|
|Unfair competition and passing off||Alberto Contini|
|Patents and design patents||Alecsia Pagani|
|Trade secrets||Alecsia Pagani|
|Trademarks, trademark litigation and licensing||Alecsia Pagani|
|Antitrust and trade regulation||Alecsia Pagani|
|Trademarks, trademark litigation and licensing||Carlo Polizzi|
|Trademarks, trademark litigation and licensing||Giulia Galimberti|
|Merchandising and trade||Giulia Galimberti|
|Copyright and related rights||Michele Papa|
|Trademarks, trademark litigation and licensing||Michele Papa|
|Design patents||Michele Papa|
|Unfair competition and passing off||Michele Papa|
|Trade secrets||Andrea Lino|
|Computer and software patents||Andrea Lino|
|Mariangela Bogni||Executive Partner||View Profile|
|Marco Botteghi||Junior associate||View Profile|
|Alberto Contini||Senior Associate||View Profile|
|Giulia Galimberti||Associate||View Profile|
|Cesare Galli||Founding and Managing Partner||View Profile|
|Alecsia Pagani||Associate||View Profile|
|Michele Papa||Associate||View Profile|
|Carlo Polizzi||Associate||View Profile|
Staff FiguresNumber of lawyers : 10
LanguagesEnglish Italian French Spanish
MembershipsAIPPI (Association for the Protection of Intellectual Property) LES (Licensing Executives Society) AmCham American Chamber of Commerce
OtherOther offices : Brescia Other offices : Parma Other offices : Verona
CLIENT: BULGARI SPA
Professor Galli is always available, caring, listening, providing advice as, how and when required be it a phone call or a legal opinion. He is an impressive litigator with a true love for his work, an ingrained sense of justice and the law, a deep knowledge of doctrine and jurisprudence all combined with a swift effective practical and realistic approach.
A pleasure to work with. Good also with respect to balance between service and price