Giovanni Galimberti is described by respondents as a "valuable lawyer to have on your side", providing superb insight into a wide range of medical device and pharmaceuticals issues.
Client-friendly and highly pragmatic, Giovanni is recommended for his excellent litigation attitude and considered a star in the Italian IP sector.
Giovanni is one of the founding partners and managing partner of the Italian offices. He is also co-head of Bird & Bird’s Italian intellectual property department, based in Milan.
He is widely recognised across Europe for his expertise in all IP matters, including patents, trademarks, design, domain names, copyright and unfair competition, assisting clients across sectors, including pharmaceutical, mechanical, electronics, automotive and food. Giovanni has handled and coordinated numerous pan-European cases for national and international clients and is known as one of the best IP litigators in Italy.
He is the author of various publications in the field of patent and trademark law for Italian and European legal magazines.
Moreover, he is one of the experts appointed by the Arbitration Chamber of Milan to decide proceedings concerning the reassignment of domain names.
He is ranked as leading individual practitioner in Chambers and Partners and The Legal 500. He is recognised as one of the most highly regarded individuals for his MIP work in the patents edition of IP Stars, and is ranked in both Word Trademark Review and Best Lawyers.
In trademark matters Giovanni regularly assists a famous originator company in various disputes relating to infringement of its well-known trademarks.
Giovanni is member of the International Association for the Protection of Intellectual Property, the American Intellectual Property Law Association, the European Patent Lawyers Association, the Licensing Executives Society, the International Trademark Association, the Italian Society for the Study of Intellectual Property and the Italian Intellectual Property Working Group.