To support the Italian public during the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, our Italian partners donated a sum to The National Civil Protection Department (Dipartimento Nazionale Protezione Civile) which is the arm of Italian Government that coordinates the response to natural disasters, catastrophes or other events like COVID-19. In particular, they work to provide public hospitals with adequate sanitary equipment.
Our Milan office has supported the "Fondazione Paola Frassi" with an annual financial contribution since 2011.
The foundation was created in honour of Paola Frassi, a colleague in our intellectual property department who lost her battle with cancer in November 2010.
The foundation supports social solidarity projects, promoting: