Julia Holden

Chiara Centola


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Practice Areas

  • Pharma & Life Sciences Litigation
  • IP Litigation
  • Trademark & Design Consultancy
  • Advertising Litigation

Chiara joined Trevisan & Cuonzo in January 2016. She mainly deals with industrial property litigation, with a particular focus on patent litigation in the pharmaceutical and electronic sector. Chiara also deals with litigation regarding trademarks, copyright, design and unfair competition.

Her professional experience includes:

  • Advising multinational pharmaceutical companies in complex multi-jurisdictional litigation concerning patent rights over medicinal products
  • Assisting a well-known tobacco multinational in a patent litigation relating to devices for smokers
  • Representing businesses in the fashion and luxury field on trademark exhaustion, selective distribution and unfair competition issues
  • Advising and continuously representing well-known leading companies in the field of fashion, innovation technology and sport in several IP rights enforcement matters
  • Assisting a leading multinational in the market of diagnostic kits and instruments in the protection of patent rights relating to an innovative DNA sequencing technology
  • Advising a multinational and world leading FMCG manufacturer - owner of internationally famous food and beverage, household and personal care brands - in a number of cases before the Italian Advertising Authority
  • Advising and representing clients on trademark opposition and cancellation proceedings before the Italian Patent and Trademark Office and the EUIPO
  • Social network: quando è illecito l’uso del marchio altrui da parte dell’influencer? in Il Quotidiano Giuridico, 20 maggio 2020
  • Free to choose? Collective management of rights in Italy (co-auth.) in The Copyright Lawyer, 2016
  • La tutela dei diritti nell’era digitale: il diritto d’autore online e il ruolo dell’AGCOM in Diritto 24, Il Sole 24Ore

Italy - Avvocato (2018)


Business School Il Sole 24 Ore, Rome (Master in Law and Business, 2015) - scholarship winner as classroom tutor

Sapienza University, Rome (Master’s degree in law, 2015  magna cum laude)


Italian, English

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