After having completed his traineeship at a law firm in Turin specialising in privacy and company law, Simone joined Jacobacci in 2015; first in the firm’s Madrid office and then in Turin.
Simone has significant experience in prior rights searches, preliminary assessments on the availability of trademarks, trademark filing, and prosecution of registrations before the Italian Patent and Trademark Office (IPTO) and the European Union Intellectual Property Office (EUIPO). He also has extensive knowledge of proceedings before the IPTO and the EUIPO (particularly concerning oppositions) and has developed substantial experience in settlement negotiations. In this respect, Simone has successfully negotiated numerous coexistence agreements and seeks the best solutions while remaining conscious of cost/benefit. Also working with senior partners, Simone assists with the management of prestigious trademarks in various industries - including outside the EU - and coordinates with law firms and agents of numerous countries worldwide while applying his own understanding of law and practice at an international level.
Areas of expertise
Simone currently manages trademark portfolios of Italian and foreign companies operating in different fields, including fashion, wines and automotive, and assists in the management of large IP portfolios of well-known companies in Italy and abroad.