About us

Ufficio Mannucci offers clients expert advice and assistance in all areas of Industrial Property. Our professionals are qualified to practice before the UIBM - Ufficio Italiano Brevetti e Marchi [Italian Patent and Trademark Office], the EPO - European Patent Office, the EUIPO – European Union Intellectual Property Office, the WIPO - World Intellectual Property Organization, and the USBM – Ufficio Brevetti e Marchi della Repubblica di San Marino [Patents and Trademarks Office of the Republic of San Marino].

Our professionals:

Dr. Ing. Michele Mannucci:

Degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Florence (Italy). Member of the Ordine degli Ingegneri della Provincia di Firenze [Engineers Association of the Province of Florence]. Italian patent and trademark attorney, member of Ordine dei Consulenti in Proprietà Industriale [Italian Institute of Industrial Property Consultants]. Professional representative before: the European Patent Office; the European Union Intellectual Property Office (EUIPO); the Italian Patent and Trademark Office (UIBM); the Patent and Trademark Office of the Republic of San Marino (USBM).

Member of Fèderation Internationale des Conseils en Propriètè Intellectuelle (FICPI) and Association Internationale pour la Protection de la Propriété Intellectuelle (AIPPI).

Areas of expertise: filing and prosecution of patent applications at Italian, European and international level; opposition and appeal procedures before the European Patent Office; protection of industrial design. National and international litigation in patent, design and utility model cases in Italy and abroad. Professional advice in trademark matters. Cancellation actions before the EUIPO. Appeal procedures before the Board of Appeal of the Italian Patent and Trademark Office. Neutral Expert in patent and design trials before several Italian Courts.

 

Dr. Patrizia Dal Poggetto, PhD:

Degree in Law from the University of Florence (Italy). PhD in IP Law at the University of Pavia (Italy). Qualified attorney-at-law. Trademark attorney, member of Ordine dei Consulenti in Proprietà Industriale [Italian Institute of Industrial Property Consultants]. Professional representative before the European Union Intellectual Property Office (EUIPO) and the Italian Patent and Trademark Office.

Member of Licensing Executives Society.

Areas of expertise: trademark law, copyright law, geographical indications, domain names. She has many years of experience in opposition and cancellation proceedings before the EUIPO, in appeal procedures before the EUIPO’s Boards of Appeal and in procedures before the European Union Court of Justice, as well as in opposition procedures before the UIBM - Ufficio Italiano Brevetti e Marchi [Italian Patent and Trademark Office] and the Board of Appeals of the UIBM. She works in extrajudicial disputes and as legal and contracts advisor in matters concerning intellectual property, with specific focus on coexistence and license agreements.

 

Dr. Andrea Millotti:

Degree in Political Science from the University of Florence (Italy).

Areas of expertise: several decades of experience in the field of trademark law at Italian, European and international level. He advises clients in trademarks related matters, including trademark clearance, trademark, pre-filing advising, filing and prosecution; trademark portfolio management.

He is specialized in research analysis and trademark monitoring. He is in charge of the relations with foreign associates with specific reference to the procedures of filing, prosecution and registration of trademarks, as well as in opposition procedures and in administrative and extrajudicial litigation. Expert in transfer of rights relating to IP matters, both nationally and internationally, and related contracts.

 

Dr. Ing. Alberto Vianello:

Degree in Mechanical Engineering at the University of Padua (Italy). Industrial Property Attorney, member of the Ordine dei Consulenti in Proprietà Industriale [Italian Industrial Property Consultants Institute]. Professional representative before: the European Patent Office; ; the European Union Intellectual Property Office (EUIPO); the Italian Patent and Trademark Office; the USBM – Ufficio Brevetti e Marchi della Repubblica di San Marino [Patent and Trademark Office of the Republic of San Marino].

Areas of expertise: filing and prosecution of patent applications at Italian, European and international level; industrial design protection. Technical assistance in patent litigation. Professional advice in trademark matters.

 

Dr. Mariarosa Buscaglia:

Degree in Law from the University of Pisa (Italy). LLM in IP and fight against counterfeiting from Convey S.r.l. of Turin (Italy). Trademark attorney, member of Ordine dei Consulenti in Proprietà Industriale (Italian Institute of Industrial Property Consultants). Professional representative before the European Union Intellectual Property Office (EUIPO) and the Italian Patent and Trademark Office (UIBM).

Areas of expertise: trademark law, copyright law, geographical indications, domain names. She has many years of experience in opposition and cancellation proceedings before the EUIPO, in opposition procedures before UIBM- Ufficio Italiano Brevetti e Marchi (Italian Patent and Trademark Office). She had experience also in pre-filing advising, trademarks' filing at Italian, European and international level, in research analysis and trademark monitoring. She works in extrajudicial disputes and as contracts advisor in matters concerning intellectual property.

 

 

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