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Giacomo Desimio

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Practice Areas

  • Intellectual Property
  • Commercial Law
  • IT and internet Law
  • Product Liability

Giacomo specialises in commercial and IP law, with a particular focus on software IT and internet. He is recognised for his contentious work both in commercial matters and in matters of trademarks, patents and unfair competition. Giacomo has extensive experience in product liability having represented domestic and foreign companies operating in the mobile communication and automotive sectors. He is also skilled in the negotiation of commercial transactions such as R&D agreements, agency, distribution and business assignment. Giacomo also has expertise in the field of private international law, and follows, for international clients, the recognition and enforcement in Italy of judgments and foreign measures. He joined Trevisan & Cuonzo in 2008.

His professional experiences includes:

  • Assisting one of the world’s biggest player in the automotive field in all legal matters connected to trademarks and registered designs
  • Representing a prominent European insurance company on a continuative basis in all disputes pending before civil and criminal Italian Courts
  • Acting for one of the world's largest car manufacturers on product liability matters
  • Representing the leading global provider of PET solutions for liquid packaging in a case of patent infringement against one of the biggest competitor in the Italian market
  • Representing an Italian renown entity, leader in the energy field, in a complex product liability dispute concerning an allegedly defective trigeneration energy plant
  • Assisting an hosiery and lingerie Italian company with the drafting and negotiating of joint venture and partnership agreements, as well as in the negotiation of a supply agreement for a fabric patent
  • Representing an Italian company, market leader in the distribution of alcohol beverages, in a complex commercial dispute following the unjust termination of a distribution agreement

Giacomo is member of the Board on Artificial Intelligence and Digital Process of the Bar of Milan and member of LES Italia.


  • Mamma ho perso il marchio! Come proteggere il brand in rete? SMAU, Milano 25 October 2018, Speaker
  • The Trademarks Law Review - Law Business Research, 2017; Co-author of Chapter 10 - Italy
  • Proprietà intellettuale, industriale e IT - Edizioni Giuffrè, Collana Itinera, 2017; Co-author of Chapter 1 “Disciplina della concorrenza sleale” (“Unfair competition”)
  • Come tutelare il marchio e il dominio - SMAU Milano, 27 October 2016; Speaker
  • Domini Internet – Ecco come le imprese possono tutelare il loro brand,, 21 October 2014
  • Internet e IP: la tutela del marchio in rete - SMAU Milano, 22/24 October 2014, Speaker
  • Regular contributor to the on-line Italian database Giurisprudenza delle Imprese – specialized in IP case law

Italy - Avvocato (2011)


Strasbourg: "Detention & International Human Rights Law" International Institute of Human Rights Renè Certificate of Participation, Cassin, July 2009

Italy: Region of Emilia Romagna, Winner of "Renè Cassin" Scholarship for best final paper on Human Rights and Development, 2007

Italy: University of Parma, J.D. 2007

Norway: University of Bergen, Erasmus 2004


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