Mr Fabrizio Sanna > Orsingher Ortu – Avvocati Associati > Milan, Italy > Lawyer Profile

Orsingher Ortu – Avvocati Associati
20121 MILAN

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Founding Partner: specialized in Intellectual Property and Information Technology advertising, data
protection (privacy) and e-commerce laws.


Mr. Sanna was admitted to practice in 2003. He worked at Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer’s Intellectual
Property and Information Technology department from 2004 to 2007. He was the co-founder of the firm
in 2007, which in 2013 welcomed as new partner, Mr. Ortu and became Orsingher – Ortu Avvocati
Associati. He gained significant experience on intellectual property, advertising, data protection (privacy)
and e-commerce laws both in the contentious and non-contentious spheres. His practice includes
transactional matters, mainly related to IT and IP rights, including all aspects of development, production
and distribution of films and TV programmes. He lectured Intellectual Property Law at Ca’ Foscari
University in Venice and is currently lecturer in Intellectual Property and New Media at University of
Pavia. Mr. Sanna has authored various publications on copyright and design laws.


English, French


AIPPI (Secretary of Italian Group 2015-2020 – Member of the Programme Committee of AIPPI
International 2013-2019); INTA; LES; ALAI


Mr. Sanna graduated with a law degree, cum laude, from Pavia University in 2000. He obtained MJur
and MPhil master degrees from Oxford University in 2002 and 2004, respectively and a PhD in
intellectual Property and Competition Law from Pavia University in 2004.

Lawyer Rankings

Italy > Intellectual property

(Leading individuals)

Fabrizio SannaOrsingher Ortu – Avvocati Associati

At Orsingher Ortu – Avvocati Associati, IP and TMT mandates form the bedrocks of the firm’s work. Its team acts for a mix of clients, including Italian and international companies, as well as investors. On the contentious side, it is active in patent, trade mark and copyright litigation and arbitration. Matteo Orsingher often assists clients with the IP aspects of corporate and finance transactions. Another key individual is Fabrizio Sanna, who has expertise in advertising and e-commerce. As part of an independent firm, the team is able to act on cross-border matters through access to a network of partner firms.

Italy > Industry focus: TMT

Orsingher Ortu – Avvocati Associati has a strong position in the internet, e-commerce and data protection fields, while also being highly competent in IT subjects, especially IT governance and outsourcing. In the media sector, the firm’s client base includes key players in the TV and film industries, media, publishing and entertainment companies, as well as advertising agencies, telecoms and leading gaming companies. IT lawyer Domenico Colella heads the practice, which includes IP and TMT litigator and transaction lawyer Fabrizio Sanna.

Italy > Data privacy and data protection

With a ‘goal-oriented approach‘, Orsingher Ortu – Avvocati Associati‘s practice covers drafting of corporate policies, data processing agreements and legal support to DPOs. It is also experienced in cybersecurity, data breaches, proceedings before the ordinary courts and the DPA, transaction-related data protection issues and compliance. Domenico Colella is an IT, outsourcing and e-commerce sector specialist. Fabrizio Sanna focuses on non-contentious and contentious IP and TMT-related matters. Senior associate Marta Minonne also provides data protection support.