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Manuela Soligo

Work +39 02 89 62 21
Lombardi e Associati

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Domestic and international litigation and arbitration - Intellectual property


Manuela Soligo focuses primarily on litigation in relation to civil, insolvency and commercial matters, with an emphasis on trademarks, patents for inventions and industrial models, unfair competition and copyright.


Born in Treviso (Italy) on 12 July 1957, Manuela Soligo began her professional career in 1979 with the law firm of prof. Adriano Vanzetti with whom she practiced law up to 1988, acquiring extensive experience in intellectual property. Subsequently, she worked with Giuseppe Lombardi, becoming a partner of the law firm Lombardi e Associati in 1996, of Pedersoli Lombardi e Associati in 2001 and of Lombardi Molinari e Associati in 2004, now Lombardi Molianri Segni.


Italian, English


Italian Bar


Catholic University of Milan (J.D., cum laude, 1979)


Dispute resolution

Within: Dispute resolution

The ‘well-prepared, responsive and helpful’ team at Lombardi e Associati ‘has very strong capabilities and expertise as well as outstanding partners in the field of litigation for commercial and civil matters’, and is also noted for its financial and corporate expertise. Founder Giuseppe Lombardi ‘can always help in finding and defining the best strategy for the litigation, in particular in multiparty or multi-jurisdictional matters’ and newly promoted partner Chiara Mancini is ‘a quick thinker, an excellent strategist and is always very responsive with a business-driven mentality focused on trying to find the best possible solution for the company she assists’. In a recent highlight, the practice represented longstanding client Banca Monte dei Paschi di Siena in two liability disputes against Deutsche Bank and Nomura International regarding multibillion-euro repo transactions; other work includes acting for Alstom Ferroviaria in challenging an arbitral award related to a consortium, which concerns the construction of the Italian high-speed railway system. Lotario Dittrich and ‘great lawyerManuela Soligo are other names to note. Associate professor Riccardo Campione joined the firm as a counsel in September 2017. Christian Patelmo left in January 2018 to join Carnelutti Studio Legale Associato.

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