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Trevisan & Cuonzo are very reactive,
always considering the client's needs

Chambers Global, 2023


We provide registration and management services of design rights before the Italian Patent and Trademark Office, the European Union Intellectual Property Office and the World Intellectual Property Office.



Our litigation team represents some of the most important players in design matters in the areas of automotive, consumer goods, furniture, industrial design and fashion.

We have obtained ground-breaking decisions that have shaped the legal landscape in the design sector.

Recent notable cases:

Acting for a world leading German car manufacturer in a multi jurisdiction litigation involving infringement of trademark and design registrations for car accessories

Representing a Swiss company, one of the leaders in the furniture design industry, in a complex case concerning infringement of registered designs

Representing an Italian company leader in the lighting industry in a number of cases for the protection of its design rights

Advising various European and US footwear designers in the enforcement of their design rights

Assisting an Italian exclusive jewellery designer in a case of slavish copy of designs

Design Rights - Trevisan & Cuonzo