I am a partner at Bird & Bird and head of the technology & communications department and co-head of the IP department in the Rome office. I am an expert in telecommunications, new communication technologies, industrial property and advertising.
I advise leading companies, both in and out of court, operating mainly in the telecommunications, information technology, automotive, airport infrastructure, food, gambling and fashion industries.
I have long-standing experience in the telecommunications sector with particular reference to litigation on competition law and regulatory issues as well as a high level of experience in consumer protection. In the IP sector, I have extensive experience and knowledge of advertising issues (litigation and contracts), brand/web reputation and intellectual property protection.
In my work, together with my colleagues at Bird & Bird, clients appreciate our analysis of the various issues, succinct responses and value our practical approach. I enjoy building relationships with my clients and they appreciate my willingness and my collaborative approach that, combined with a high level of technicality, allows me to deliver timely legal advice.
Since joining the firm in 2012, we have built the technology & communications department, building on a professional relationship of more than 20 years with the leading technology & communications operator in Italy. I'm one of the leading experts in this sector and have contributed to building the advertising law practice.
I was a university lecturer on Contract in Communication Law and I taught an LL.M. course in IP and advertising contracts. I have written a book on advertising contracts and various publications regarding electronic communications, IP and advertising law. I've spoken at conferences concerning antitrust, IP, brand reputation and unfair commercial practices.
Before joining Bird & Bird in 2012, I held the role of co-founder and partner at a leading Italian law firm based in Rome, since 1989.