Mr Italo de Feo > CMS > Rome, Italy > Lawyer Profile

00184 ROME
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Work Department

TMC - Technology, Media and Communications




Italo de Feo is Co-Head of the TMC department – Technology, Media and Communication and is also responsible for the International Technology Group at CMS. Italo joined the firm as Partner in 2012.

Throughout his career, Italo has developed far-reaching expertise in the fields of commercial law, technology and intellectual property law, with particular expertise in matters of technology services outsourcing, software and licenses, internet and telecommunications regulation and privacy issues.
Italo de Feo is both an Italian attorney and an English solicitor.


Italian, English and German


– Rome Bar Association
– Chairman of the European Outsourcing Association – Italy
– Vice-chair of the Outsourcing Committee of Itechlaw

Lawyer Rankings

Italy > Industry focus: TMT

(Hall of Fame)

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Several global technology, media and telecoms organisations routinely turn to CMS’s team of experienced practitioners for advice on compliance and regulatory advice and representation in litigation. The department’s workload also includes joint venture and e-commerce projects and cybersecurity, IT and blockchain matters. Practice co-head and worldwide co-head of the technology and sourcing practice Italo de Feo is a key contact, as is fellow co-head Paolo Scarduelli, who notably focuses on the music and sport industries, routinely advising companies on drafting publishing, record and sponsorship agreements. The team also includes recently promoted partner Matia Campo, whose broad practice spans regulatory and transnational matters, outsourcing, IT agreements, AI, and robotics and data protection matters.

Italy > Data privacy and data protection

(Firms to watch)

Led by Italo de Feo in Rome, CMS advises on the full spectrum of data privacy work, from compliance and cyber breach responses to defence matters involving regulators and class actions.