Eugenio Robba

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Senior partner and president of the BOD, Italian patent and trade mark attorney, European patent attorney, European trade mark and design attorney, member of the Institute of the Italian Industrial Property Consultants, member of the Institute of the European Patent Attorneys, member of the Botanical Society of America (BSA), member of the Collegio Italiano dei Consulenti in Proprietà Industriale and of the International Federation of Intellectual Property Attorneys (FICPI), of the Institute of Patent Attorneys of Australia and foreign member of the UK Chartered Institute of Patent Agents (CIPA).

Olimpia Vergnano

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Managing partner and member of the BOD, Italian patent and trade mark attorney, European patent attorney, European trade mark and design attorney, qualified industrial property attorney before the Patent and Trade Mark Office of the Rep. of San Marino, member of the Institute of the Italian Industrial Property Consultants, member of the Institute of the European Patent Attorneys, member of the Collegio Italiano dei Consulenti in Proprietà Industriale and of the International Federation of Intellectual Property Attorneys (FICPI).

Pierpaolo Robba

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Partner and member of the BOD, Italian patent and trade mark attorney, European patent attorney, European trade mark and design attorney, member of the Institute of the Italian Industrial Property Consultants, member of the Institute of the European Patent Attorneys, member of the Collegio Italiano dei Consulenti in Proprietà Industriale and of the International Federation of Intellectual Property Attorneys (FICPI). He has a degree in physics from the University of Torino and received his post-graduate diploma in European Patent Litigation from the University of Strasbourg. He is Court expert in patent litigation before the Court of Torino. He is a member of the International Association for the Protection of Intellectual Property (AIPPI), of the International Trademark Association (INTA) and of the Licensing Executives Society (LES).

Maria Cristina Benso

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Italian Patent and trade mark attorney, European patent attorney, European trade mark and design attorney, member of the Institute of the European Patent Attorneys, qualified industrial property attorney before the Patent and Trade Mark Office of the Rep. of San Marino. She has a degree in pharmacy from the University of Torino and she deals with inventions in the field of pharmaceutics and chemistry.

Aleandro Angeletti

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He joined Interpatent in 2014 and works as IT manager and data analyst. After a training stage in Interpatent he obtained a high-school diploma as accountant programmer. During his cooperation with Interpatent, he took a degree in mathematics for finance and insurance. He knows the major programming languages and application programs, deals with the Firm’s information system as well as with online watch services and provides IT support to all the staff. Languages: Italian and English.

Stefano Baldi

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He joined Interpatent in 2001, his intellectual property practice focuses on patent and design matters. He is Italian Patent attorney, European Patent attorney as well as European design attorney. He is member of the Institute of the Italian Industrial Property Consultants for patent matters, qualified patent attorney before the Patent and Trade Mark Office of the Rep. of San Marino as well as member of the Institute of the European Patent Attorneys. After graduating in nuclear engineering at the Politecnico di Torino, he obtained a Diplôme d’Etudes Approfondies (DEA) in “Sciences et Modélisation des Systèmes Complexes” at the Université de Marseille (France) and further obtained a Ph.D. in “Sciences Physiques” at the Université d’Evry Val d’Essonne (France). From 1996 to 2000, he carried out R&D activities at the Centre d’Etudes Nucléaires of Cadarache (France) of the Commissariat à l’Energie Atomique. He handles patent and design matters as well as technical expertises with respect to validity and infringement. Languages: Italian, French and English

Rossana Bavaro

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She joined Interpatent in 2000 and her intellectual property practice focuses on trade marks. She is Italian and European trade mark and design attorney and is a member of the Institute of the Italian Industrial Property Consultants, as well as ordinary member of the European Communities Trade Mark Association (ECTA) and member of the Professional Affairs Committee (PAC). She has a degree in economics and business with a dissertation on industrial property rights entitled “Legal protection of the renown trade mark”, she attended the Convey course for the “Preparation for Trade Mark Consultants”, a master on “Technological Transfer”, a master on “Qualification for Financial Development” and a master on “Orientation for Financial Development”. Before moving to Turin, she worked in IP consulting firms in Milan for some years. She manages and coordinates the protection of trade mark portfolios both of Italian and foreign companies operating in the field of communication media, publishing, telecommunications, footwear, luxury goods and hair products. She provides consultancy concerning the filing, prosecution, obtainment and enforcement of trade marks in Italy, in the European Union and abroad on behalf of Italian and foreign clients, and deals with opposition procedures in the different jurisdictions and with the drafting of amicable settlement and co-existence agreements; she also specializes in the economic evaluation of trade mark and patent portfolios. Languages: Italian, English and French.

Manuela Bruscolini

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She joined Interpatent in 2001 and she works in the trade mark department. She is Italian and European trade mark and design attorney. She is member of the Institute of the Italian Industrial Property Consultants for trade mark matters. She has a degree as Interpreter and Translator from the University of Bologna and a post-graduate specialization in legal translation at the IULM of Milan. Before moving to Torino, she worked as conference interpreter and translator for a primary law firm of Milan specialized in Industrial Property. She assists Italian and foreign clients in the filing and prosecution of trade mark applications in Italy and Europe and in the management of procedures of recordal of IP ownership transfer and of licenses. She is member of the International Association for the Protection of Intellectual Property (AIPPI) and of the International Trademark Association (INTA). She has been speaker in seminars in the field of trade marks and domain names and has cooperated with the Institute of the Italian Industrial Property Consultants for the review of decisions issued by the Appeal Board in the matter of trade marks. Languages: Italian, English, German and French.

Luisa Curiale

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She joined Interpatent in 2000 and works as legal counsel in the trade mark department. She has a degree in law from the University of Torino and is admitted to the Roll of Solicitors of Torino. She handles and manages worldwide protection of trade mark portfolios of important Italian and foreign companies in the fields of textiles, clothing, winter sports, information technology, food, beverages, industrial coffee machines, advertising consultancy, etc. She deals with all aspects of trade mark protection from the initial stage on: novelty searches, filing and prosecution both in Italy and abroad; watch services; trade mark enforcement at national, EU, international and foreign national level; counseling with respect to trade mark opposition procedures at national, EU and foreign national level; drafting of warning letters, opinions and responses concerning infringement, unfair competition and trade mark validity. She has gained experience in drafting and revising business contracts regarding trade marks and patents (assignments, licenses, distribution agreements, etc.); coexistence agreements and trade agreements; due diligence for trade mark portfolios; legal advice about friendly settlements in the matter of Intellectual Property. She has been involved in the protection and enforcement of appellations of origin for Italian products and has also assisted Producers’ Associations for the protection of high-quality Piedmont wines and National Ministries. She has been of counsel to an important national body active in the field of agricultural research and development in connection with trade agreements concerning citrus fruit varieties. She is involved in training activities, her professional experience including also teaching in Masters in Italy, and she has been speaker at several conferences and seminars in Italy and abroad. She is member of the Licensing Executives Society (LES) and the International Wine Law Association (IWLA).
Languages: Italian, French and English

Daniele Cusumano

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He joined Interpatent in 2016 and works as IT assistant. He has a high-school diploma in economics, law and international relationships. He provides IT support and administrative assistance to all the staff and deals with domain names and online watch services.Languages: Italian, English and French.

Federica Ellena

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She joined Interpatent in 2002 and works as assistant in the trade mark department. She obtained a high-school diploma in accounting management and before joining Interpatent she worked in an accounting firm and in a telecommunications company. After spending a few years in the administration and finance department in our Firm, she currently deals with administrative procedures related to the filing of national, European and International trade marks. Languages: Italian and English.

Alberto Furno

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He joined Interpatent in 2007 and is an Italian and European trade mark and design attorney and is a member of the Institute of the Italian Industrial Property Consultants for trade mark matters. He has a degree in Law from the University of Turin. He represents and advises Italian and foreign clients in all trade mark-related matters in various fields including luxury goods, fashion and alcoholic beverages. Over the years he has also developed significant experience in handling all domain name issues (from registration of domain names to activities of abusive domain name registration pursuant to the Uniform Domain Name Dispute Resolution Policy and other mandatory procedures adopted in other jurisdictions). Languages: Italian and English.

Luisa Gamberini

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She joined Interpatent in 1991 and works in the invention and design department. She is an Italian and European trade mark and design attorney and is a member of the Institute of the Italian Industrial Property Consultants for trade mark matters. She has a degree in foreign languages and literatures from the University of Torino, and after several years of practice in the trade mark department she dealt with the filing and prosecution of patents and designs as well as with the validation of European patents before the Italian Patent and Trademark Office and she is currently responsible for the filing and prosecution of plant variety applications especially before the Italian Patent and Trade Mark Office and before the Community Plant Variety Office (CPVO); she is also actively involved in technical and legal translations. Languages: Italian, English, German and Spanish.

Anna Maria Gennaro

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She joined Interpatent in 2008 and works as assistant in the invention and design department. She obtained a high-school diploma in administration and worked for over twenty years in the administrative department of a well-known law firm, where she gained experience in firm management and in supporting the activities of attorneys at law. She manages the maintenance of patents worldwide. Languages: Italian and English.

Maria Cristina Goicoechea

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She joined Interpatent in 2014 and works in the trade mark department, especially with regard to Spanish-speaking countries. She is Italian and European trade mark and design attorney and is member of the Institute of the Italian Industrial Property Consultants for trade mark matters. She has a degree in Law from the Universidad Pontificia Comillas (ICADE) in Madrid and attended a Specialization Course on Industrial Property at the Universidad San Pablo (CEU) in Madrid. She has worked in some Industrial Property Law Firms in Spain and Italy and has experience in the registration and prosecution of Spanish, Italian, European and International trade marks. She has also provided advice on patent, copyright, counterfeiting, unfair competition and domain name matters. Languages: Italian, Spanish and English.

Nicole Gorlier

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With Interpatent since 2017, she works as legal counsel in the trade mark department. She has a degree in Law from the University of Torino and is admitted to the Roll of Solicitors of Torino. She gained experience in the field of intellectual property in a leading law firm in Turin specialized in IP. She provides legal advice on trade marks, patents, copyrights, counterfeiting, unfair competition and domain names and handles registration procedures for Italian, EU and international trade marks. She deals with all aspects of trade mark protection from the initial stage onwards: novelty searches, filing and prosecution both in Italy and abroad; watch services; trade mark enforcement at national, EU, international and foreign national level; counseling with respect to opposition proceedings against Italian, EU and foreign national trade mark registrations; drafting of warning letters, opinions and responses regarding counterfeiting, unfair competition and trade mark validity. In addition, she gained experience in drafting and revising extrajudicial and commercial agreements as well as trade mark and patent license and transfer contracts. Languages: Italian, English and French.

Gabriella Malpassuto

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She joined Interpatent in 2007 after being employed in important intellectual property firms. She works as executive assistant in patent and design matters. She handles the organization of meetings, events and conferences for our attorneys as well as of their business trips in Italy and abroad. She has a high-school diploma in accounting and she is also a freelance tourist guide for Torino. Languages: Italian, English and French.

Lisa Meinero

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She joined Interpatent in 2016 and she works in the trade mark department. She has a Master’s degree in Foreign Languages for the International Communication and Cooperation from the University of Torino and has had some professional experiences, in Italy and abroad, in the administrative field and as project leader in the European Project Management sector.
She assists attorneys in the filing, prosecution and renewal of trade marks in Italy and abroad, as well as in the translation and legalization of documents and in handling Office Actions.
Languages: Italian, English, Spanish, French and Norwegian.

Paola Mogavero

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She joined Interpatent in 1995 and is manager of the administration and finance department. She has a degree in economics and business and has gained wide experience in the fiscal and tax law field at an important accounting firm. Languages: Italian and English.

Giovanni Mondello

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He joined Interpatent in 2013 and his practice focuses on design and patent matters. Graduated in physics engineering, he has gone through several professional experiences in IT system administration and IT engineering in IT companies and is familiar with the major programming languages and operating systems. He attended the Patent Attorney examination preparation course at the Politecnico di Milano. He assists professional colleagues in preparing patent applications and in patent prosecution before the Italian, European and US Patent Offices. Languages: Italian, English and Swedish.

Rosella Oliverio

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She joined Interpatent in 2002 and is responsible for the management coordination and control. She has managed the trade mark portfolio of a leading manufacturing company of luxury eyewear and has been responsible for the organization of a leading consulting firm in the field of Industrial Property. She has gained remarkable experience in the organization, management of logistics and administration of the trade mark portfolio of large companies and has a deep knowledge of regulations and issues relating to the protection of trade marks in Italy and abroad. She assists large customers in the activities relating to the protection of trade marks in Italy and abroad. Languages: Italian, English and French.

Fabrizio Ponti

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He joined Interpatent in 2000 and works as receptionist. He has a high-school diploma as tour operator and worked for some years in a major IP consulting firm in Torino and Rome. He takes care of the reception and of the correspondence in and out. Languages: Italian, French and English.

Patrizia Ricossa

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She joined Interpatent in 1980 and is assistant in the administration and finance department. She has gained extensive experience in handling administrative matters relating to IP rights, having been involved for several years in the filing and maintenance of trade marks and patents. Languages: Italian and English.

Vincenza Scafidi

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She joined Interpatent in 2016 and she works in the trade mark department. She has a Master’s degree in Foreign Languages for the International Communication and Cooperation from the University of Torino and has had some professional experiences in the field of international communication in Italy and abroad.
She has also gained experience in the field of the international diplomacy thanks to an internship at the United Nations Organization.
She assists attorneys in the filing, prosecution and renewal of trade marks in Italy and abroad, as well as in the translation and legalization of documents and in handling Office Actions.
Languages: Italian, English, French, Russian and German.

Daniela Siccardi

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She joined Interpatent in 1999 and works in the invention and design department. She has a degree in Biological Sciences with bio-ecological orientation, has completed a postgraduate internship in biotechnology of yeasts at the genetic and molecular biology laboratory of the University of Perugia – Italy – Department of Plant Biology and Biotechnology, Food and Agriculture (sect. Applied Microbiology). She attended the CEIPI two-year course (European Patent Training) concerning the European patenting procedures and the EPC (European Patent Convention). She deals with patenting procedures in Italy (UIBM ), Europe (EPO) and on an international basis (PCT). Languages: Italian and English.

Giulia Zuccarino

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She joined Interpatent in 2017 and works as trainee assistant in the invention and design department. She has a high-school diploma in foreign languages and assists attorneys with patenting procedures in Italy (UIBM), Europe (EPO) and on an international basis (PCT). Languages: Italian, English, French and Spanish.