After graduating at the University of Milan in 2004, he completed his academic formation gaining an LL.M degree in Intellectual Property at the Benjamin Cardozo School of Law, in 2006.
He worked for nearly 10 years in international law firms specialized in Intellectual Property law. He advises clients on all aspects of intellectual property law, with a particular focus on trademarks and patent litigation, as well as on anti-counterfeiting strategies.
He advises prestigious clients from different industries (fashion, design, manufacturing) on several issues, handling precautionary measures (such as descriptions, seizures and injunctions) and proceedings on the merit related to trademarks, patents, designs and unfair competition, before the Italian specialized Courts. His work also includes worldwide Customs Surveillance measures, anti-counterfeiting strategies, arbitration procedures for the assignment of domain names before WIPO; management, rationalization and enforcement of trademark and patent portfolios, drafting of IP related contracts.
He has been recognized in several editions of the World Trademark Review 1000 as Top TM Professional in Italy in the field of litigation/anti-counterfeiting.
Emanuele graduated in law at Università Cattolica of Milan in 2002 and was admitted to the Milan Bar of the Italian Attorneys-at-law in 2006 (admitted to argue before the Supreme Court in 2018). He has been enrolled in the Italian bar of the industrial property consultants – Trademark branch since 2016 and in the San Marino bar since 2018.
Emanuele is an Italian and European trademark and design attorney with a broad and long-standing experience in a wide-range of intellectual property matters. He is also a cctld .it domain name panelist and a Technical Consultant of the Court of Milan in trademarks, designs and domain names.
Emanuele's practice mainly covers areas of expertise such as trademark law (pre-filing search analysis; trademark filing; trademark prosecution; opposition proceedings and cancellation/invalidation actions; out of court negotiations, licensing and co-existence agreements), unfair competition law, design law, copyright law, domain names law and customs law.
He is a member of ECTA, INTA, AIPPI, LES and AICIPI. Emanuele was listed by Who's Who Legal among the 22 leading Italian Trademark Attorneys. He usually writes articles on IP-related matters for the on-line juridical magazine named "Sistema Società" and published by IlSole24Ore.
Serena graduated summa cum laude in April 2017 from the Università degli Studi di Torino with a dissertation on International Investment Law and renewable energy titled “The Dark Side of the Sun. Renewable Energy and the Protection of Foreign Investments under International Law”.
During her studies she took part to the XXI edition of the Willem C. Vis International Commercial Arbitration Moot, as well as to two Exchange programs at the University of McGill in Montreal and at the School of Law of SciencesPo in Paris.
During this time, she also completed two internships in leading and renowned law firms in Milan and Paris. Before joining BCIP, Serena worked for the Milan office of an international law firm, leader in the area of litigation and arbitration.
She’s a native Italian speaker and she is fluent in English and French.
Law graduate from the Public University of Milan since 2016, with an essay in arbitration law entitled “Separation causes of the multi-party arbitration”, with an LLM in International Intellectual Property Law, granted with merit by the Brunel University of London in 2017, with an essay in digital copyright law entitled “Fair use, fair dealing and social media: is creativity really protected on Youtube?”.
Once back in Italy with the goal to pursue the legal profession in Milan, he first worked as stagiaire for a law firm specialized in IP Law, before joining the BCIP team as legal trainee in April 2018.
Marco is a native Italian speaker, fluent in English and has a good professional knowledge of French.
Livia graduated with honours in November 2017 from the Università degli Studi di Milano - Bicocca with a dissertation on Comparative Contract Law titled “Art merchants and auction houses liability for the sale of misattributed artworks: a comparison between Italian, Franch, UK and United States legal system”.
During her studies Livia took part to the II edition of “Bicocca Legal Clinic – Civil Law” and she completed a 3-month intership at Milano Court of Appeal.
Before joining BCIP, Livia worked for a civil law firm based in Monza.
She’s a native Italian speaker and she is fluent in English.
Giulia graduated with honours from the Università degli Studi di Milano, with a dissertation on Intellectual Property Law, titled “The principle of exhaustion of intellectual property rights and selective distribution systems”.
During her studies she took part in the Erasmus program, attending one semester at the Université Paris-Est Créteil in Paris.
Before joining BCIP, Giulia worked for the IP Law team of a leading italian law firm.
Giulia is native Italian speaker, fluent in English and has a professional knowledge of French.
Riccardo graduated in November 2018 from the Università degli studi di Catania with a thesis in Intellectual Property Law titled “The juridical protection of trade secrets”.
During his studies Riccardo took part to the Erasmus+ project, having the opportunity to study for one academic year at the University of Warsaw. Moreover, he participated to a summer law school in intellectual property law organized by the “European Law Students’ Association” at the Technische Universität Dresden.
Before joining BCIP Riccardo carried out an internship in a Varsovian law firm specialized in commercial law.
He is a native Italian speaker and he is fluent in English.
Paralegal / Accounting
Morena handles domestic and international anti-counterfeiting matters.
She is a native Italian speaker and she is fluent in English and French.
Sara is a qualified lawyer, admitted to the Italian Bar in 2018. She graduated summa cum laude and honours in February 2015 from the University of Turin, with a dissertation on “Cloud Computing and its contractual regulation in Europe”, awarded as the Best Thesis in Law and Technology of 2015.
During her studies, she took part to the XX edition of the Willem C. Vis International Commercial Arbitration Moot Court, being awarded two honourable mentions as Best Team Orals and Best Memorandum for Respondent. She also attended two Exchange programs at the University of Westminster in London (UK) and at the McGill University in Montreal (Canada).
She has specialized in fashion law at the University of Milan, and her areas of expertise include Corporate Social Responsibility, Traceability and the Blockchain. She is also a Fashion IP Law Teaching Assistant at the University of International Studies in Rome and a Research Fellow at the Santagata Foundation for the Economy of Culture. She regularly writes articles on specialized Journals and Reviews.
She has an extensive international experience, having served the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) in Rome, the UN Crime and Justice Research Institute (UNICRI) in Geneva, and the European Delegation in Indonesia and ASEAN in Jakarta, focusing on sustainability and, specifically, economic development, digitalization and innovations.
She’s a native Italian speaker, she is fluent in English and French, and she speaks basic Bahasa Indonesian.