Andrea graduated in Computational Physics at University of Rome “La Sapienza” and received a Ph.D. grade in Physical Chemistry from the University of Paris-Sud in Paris.
Andrea worked in another large Italian IP Firm for more than 16 years.
He is a former external expert for the European Commission in the field of Anti-Counterfeiting and has been admitted as a Court Expert before the Specialized Intellectual Property Section of the Court of
Rome. Andrea is a full member of the European Patent Practice Committee (epi).
As a patent and design attorney, Andrea represents and advises clients ranging from research institutions and specialized local companies to multi-national corporations.
Andrea’s practice includes drafting and prosecuting European and Italian patent applications and handling oppositions before the European Patent Office for which he has special experience. He works on a broad range of subject-matters in the physics, telecommunications, electricity, electronic and electro-mechanical fields, including software patents and internet-related matters for which he has an extensive experience and on which he lectures and writes regularly. He also has extensive experience filing patent applications for defense-classified inventions.
Andrea’s practice also includes worldwide protection of models and designs. He has frequently been involved in patent litigation, both in the electronic and mechanical fields, design and copyright litigation, as well as in civil proceedings before Italian Courts.
Areas of expertise
Andrea has particular experience in the fields of computer implemented inventions, digital image and audio processing, optoelectronics, electronics and telecommunications for defense and aerospace, radar signal processing, electronic security systems such as anti-intrusion and surveillance systems, domestic and industrial electrical equipment, sensors and applied physics systems, including medical equipment. In addition, Andrea has extensive experience with industrial models and designs and inventions in the mechanical field.