Gianfranco
Dragotti

Founding Partner and Member of the Board

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Qualifiche

Degree in chemical engineering
(University of Rome)

European Patent Attorney
Community Trademark and Design Attorney
Italian Patent and Trademark Agent
Admitted before UIBM, EPO, EUIPO, WIPO and USBM

Italian Bar of Journalists (1989-2019) contributing as an expert to a weekly column dealing with IP matters on the most important Italian financial newspaper ("Il Sole-24 Ore").

Appointed as the Court Expert in IP matters by the Italian Courts of Milan, Turin, Venice, Bologna, Rome, Trieste

Sede

Milan

Lingue

Italian
English
French

Focus On

  • Mechanics
  • Electronics
  • Chemical
  • 1967-1978Employed for 11 years with one of the most important Italian patent and trademark firms
  • 1978He established his own patent firm, Dragotti & Associati (known as SAIC BREVETTI until 1998)
  • 1985-2004Member of the Executive Committee of AIPPI (Italian Group)
  • 2004-2010President (2004-2010) of "Collegio Italiano dei Consulenti in Proprietà Industriale", the Italian association representing FICPI at national level
  • 2010-2013Member of the Board of Ordine dei Consulenti in Proprietà Industriale (Italian Industrial Property Consultants Institute)
  • Since 2015President of the Disciplinary Board of Ordine dei Consulenti in Proprietà Industriale (Italian Industrial Property Consultants Institute)
  • ExpertiseAside his day-to-day activity in drafting and prosecuting patent, utility models, design and trademark applications, he has a 50 years long career as Italian IP litigator

Associazioni

Ordine dei Consulenti in Proprietà Industriale (Italian Industrial Property Consultants Institute) - Member of the Board from 2010 to 2013 and President of the Disciplinary Board since 2015
Collegio Italiano dei Consulenti in Proprietà Industriale (Italian association representing FICPI at national level) - Past president (2004-2010)
AIPPI (International Association for the Protection of Intellectual Property) - Member of the Executive Committee (1985-2004)
FICPI (International Federation of Intellectual Property Attorneys)
LES (Licensing Executive Society)
UNION (Union of European Patent Attorneys) - Vice President Italian Group