Massimiliano is considered a leading innovative lawyer at national and international level.
Massimiliano is the founder of Bird & Bird Italy and co-head of the Italian intellectual property group. He is also a member of the International Global Board and the International IP Steering Group.
He regularly advises clients on domestic and pan-European intellectual property litigation relating to patents, trademarks, copyright, advertising and unfair competition. In addition, he advises on non-contentious IP/IT/TMT and regulatory matters such as licensing, R&D, MTA, clinical trials, software agreements and IT, maintenance, outsourcing, including disruptive technologies, pre clearance advertising and data protection. He also manages big trademarks portfolios. He operates in the life science, media, IT, internet, telecommunications, food and luxury goods sectors.
Having graduated cum laude from the University of Milan, he has practiced since 1990. Lecturer at the San Raffaele University, Massimiliano is also the author of several publications concerning licensing, product liability, copyright, transfer of technology and inventors awards.
He is considered as one of the best IP and life sciences lawyers for a number of notably national and international directories. He is often invited to speak at national and international conferences in the trade secrets, software, biotech, including rare diseases, charities, start-up, incubators, cloud computing and crowdsourcing sectors.
Massimiliano Mostardini is adept at handling both contentious and non-contentious matters in the IP arena. One particularly impressed source says: "Massimiliano has an outstanding capacity to engage with a company's business and provide sound advice based on the reality of the company." (Chambers Global, 2016).
IAM Patent 1000 (2016) says: "Clients heap praise on reputed scientist Massimiliano Mostardini for his dedicated, personal approach."
WWL says: Massimiliano Mostardini advises a multitude of clients in the public and private sectors on pan-European patent litigation. He is regarded by peers as a “very good practitioner and a formidable opponent”.
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