“Especially renown for patent litigation work which carries cross-border implications”.Chambers Global, The World’s Leading Business Lawyers, 2018

"...quite simply the number one patent litigation shop in Italy"IAM Patent 1000, 2017

Trevisan & Cuonzo has been involved in many high-stake patent cases before the Italian courts since its inception in 1993, and thus offers substantial experience in enforcing and defending patents in all key patent fields including mechanical, electronic, pharmaceutical and biotechnology fields.

The firm has achieved significant competitive advantages for its clients in numerous complex patent disputes, securing and defining royalty income and obtaining increased market share. A large number of these cases have been fought on a multi-jurisdictional level involving close co-operation with lawyers of different jurisdictions acting in parallel proceedings.

The firm has substantial expertise in assessing the financial repercussions of patent infringement, working regularly with court accounting experts to find strategies for calculation of lost profits or appropriate royalty rates. This expertise has also proven vital in negotiations aimed at settling patent disputes on the most favourable terms.

Trevisan & Cuonzo’s patent lawyers are experts in licensing and assist clients in maximising the commercial exploitation of their inventions in new markets, collaborating with the most experienced patent agents in the relevant field.

Clients assisted in this area include:

  • Advising and representing the world leading manufacture of cardiovascular occluders in multijurisdictional patent dispute;
  • Advising and representing world leading U.S. car component manufacturer in multi-jurisdictional patent litigation;
  • Advising on aspects of Italian law for expert opinion to be provided to the High Court of England and Wales in a case concerning patent infringement.

Gabriel Cuonzo contributed to "Equivalence in Europe - A Comparative Memorandum in Patent Law", December 2017