About Me

As well as being one of the founding partners of our Italian operations, I'm now Managing Partner and head of our Italian Intellectual Property department.

Offering expertise in all IP matters including patents, trademarks, design, trade secrets, copyright and unfair competition, I lead the team assisting our clients in sectors including life science, electronics, automotive mechanical and food & beverage.

In patent matters I've handled and coordinated numerous pan-European litigation for national and international clients in particular in life sciences & healthcare and tech & comms sectors.

In trademark matters I assist several Fortune 500 companies in the food sector and some consortia in disputes relating to infringement of their well-known trademarks, geographical indications and appellations of origin.

In recent years, I have contributed to Italian and European legal magazines in the field of patent and trademark law.

I am a member of AIPPI (Association Intérnationale pour la Protection de la Propriété Intellectuelle), AIPLA (American Intellectual Property Law Association), INTA (International Trademark Association), LES (Licensing Executives Society) and I sit on the board of EPLAW (European Patent Lawyers).
  • Successfully assisting a pharmaceutical company in preliminary injunction and seizure proceedings related to a patent claiming a dosage regimen.
  • Successfully assisting a pharmaceutical company in proceedings for invalidity of a supplementary protection certificate for a combination of active ingredients.
  • Successfully assisting an Italian consortium in proceedings for infringement of its geographical indications.
  • Advising some International companies in worldwide enforcement strategy of their standard essential patents in Europe.
  • Advising a major food company in their anticounterfeiting work across the world.
  • Assisting some video-sharing technology platform in proceedings violation of copyrights of third parties in connection with the liability of the Internet Service Provider related to contents delivered by users.


  • University of Milan, Law


  • Ordine Degli Avvocati di Milano (Milan Bar Association)
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Giovanni Galimberti is one of the best international litigators. He is an expert in patent litigation.

Chambers Europe, 2023

An internationally oriented IP litigator who is reactive and efficient with a business mindset.

WTR 1000, 2023

Giovanni Galimberti is very easy to work with and gives excellent commercial advice.

Legal 500 EMEA, 2024

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