IAM PATENT: The world’s leading patent professionals 2024

The 2024 edition of the international guide IAM Patent 1000 has recognized Simone Bongiovanni, Lidia Casciano, Fabio D’Angelo, Mauro Eccetto, Luigi Franzolin and Rinaldo Plebani among the world’s leading professionals in the “Patent Prosecution” category. This recognition is an important confirmation of their constant commitment and dedication to work.

We are pleased to share the testimonials from independent researchers and our clients:

“In the Turin office Fabio D’Angelo provides robust leadership to the group. With a background in mechanical engineering, he manages IP portfolios for prominent patrons. Notably, he oversees Ferrari’s global patent and design portfolio. He possesses specialised knowledge in navigating opposition procedures before the EPO and in safeguarding designs on a global scale.

Electrical engineering expert Simone Bongiovanni has a wealth of experience in patent procurement and enforcement practices. Fluent in Italian, English and French, he represents renowned local and multinational corporations. 

IAM Patent 1000 newcomer and chemical engineer Rinaldo Plebani is a familiar face before the EPO and he has been enlisted by the Courts of Turin and Milan to serve as a court expert.

The Milan office houses Mauro Eccetto, Luigi Franzolin and Lidia Casciano. A former examiner at the EPO, Eccetto has gained favour among notable names in the energy, and food and beverage sectors for his IP portfolio management. He is also a trusted ally for enforcing assets, utilising his immense expertise for EPO proceedings such as oppositions and appeals.

Mechanical engineer Franzolin brings profound expertise in European prosecution to the table. Proficient in Italian, English and Spanish, he serves a multinational clientele encompassing leading players in the automotive, industrial automation and metrology scene.

Casciano is a keen expert for prosecution work and SPC matters. With experience in the patent department of Serono International in Geneva, her guidance benefits companies, researchers and academics alike.

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