Patrizia joined Jacobacci in 1986 after having worked five-years in IP law at a firm in Milan. She has represented and advised Italian and foreign clients while acquiring considerable experience in all trademark-related matters.
Patrizia has established close and long-lasting professional relationships with IP lawyers in Europe and around the world.
Patrizia has a wide range of experience in trademark clearance and pre-filing advice, filing, prosecution and maintenance of trademarks, both before the Italian and the European Trademark Office (EUIPO). Over the years she has gained valuable experience handling oppositions before the EUIPO, on behalf of Italian and foreign companies, and has successfully negotiated out-of-court settlement and coexistence agreements, while providing practical solutions to her clients' needs.
Patrizia coordinates the worldwide enforcement of a number of prominent trademarks, cooperating closely with local attorneys at law, and has acquired a broad knowledge of legal and practical issues relating to trademark enforcement throughout the world.
Areas of expertise
Patrizia manages the worldwide trademark portfolio of major Italian companies operating in the field of luxury goods as well as important companies in the mechanical and chemical fields. She routinely advises clients on global protection strategies and provides tailored strategic and practical advice on IP-related issues to multinational corporations, as well as to small and medium sized Italian companies.
Her activity includes trademark clearance, filing and prosecution before the Italian and European Trademark Office (EUIPO). Over the years she gained valuable experience in anti-counterfeiting activities, especially through recordal of trademarks at Custom Offices, and worldwide coordination of trademark rights on behalf of major Italian clients.