Macchi di Cellere Gangemi provides advice and assistance to national and international clients on matters of intellectual and industrial property and information technology. The attorneys draft and negotiate licenses and assignment of rights agreements, franchising contracts, research and innovation contracts, technology transfer contracts, and joint venture contracts in relation to processes of internationalisation of companies and to the establishment of foreign multinational groups. Macchi di Cellere Gangemi assists its clients in litigation, both before the courts and in arbitration proceedings.
Trademarks, designs and models – The Firm provides assistance to all issues related to the protection and exploitation of trademarks, designs and models.
Patents and know-how – The professionals are specialised in issues related to the protection and exploitation of patents and know-how.
Copyright – As part of its IP practice, the Firm offers a wide range of services relating to the protection and exploitation of copyright in the various fields of production, including new media and entertainment, as well as in relation to protection of computer programs (software) and databases.
Mergers, acquisitions and corporate restructuring – The attorneys of the IP/IT department work closely with other professionals of the Firm in aspects related to due diligence inherent in mergers, acquisitions and corporate restructuring.
Outsourcing – Our IP/IT specialists work closely with other professionals of the Firm in relation to outsourcing, back-sourcing and in-sourcing operations, teaming up also with professionals from other international firms to tackle multi-jurisdictional transactions.
Litigation – Our attorneys have significant experience in litigation related to patents, trademarks and copyrights. The Firm assists its clients in relation to liability claims related to the activity of Internet providers and has extensive experience in arbitration and court proceedings relating to unfair competition, the exploitation of exclusive rights in know-how and confidential business information.