A boutique firm, highly specialized in IP law in Italy

IP Law Galli

Via Lamarmora 40 iplawgalli.it +39 02 54123094 Contact the IP Law Firm

Firm's Overview

IP Law Galli IPLAWGALLI firm was established in 2004 and is still led by Professor Cesare Galli, Full Professor of Intellectual Property Law at University of Parma and associate of the Studio Vanzetti e Associati firm from 1986 to 2003. Born as a boutique firm, highly specialized in IP law and characterized by the personal imprint of its founder, the firm has maintained its high reputation by combining it with a firmly market-oriented approach that aims to enhance the procedural instruments in order to reach positive results in the short term. The firm preserves this attitude without neglecting the importance of highly professional and knowledgeable lawyers who team up with the leader with shared goals and methods and proceed in a mainly international context but, at the same time, they demonstrate a strong rootedness in the most significant areas of the Italian economic life.


IP LAW GALLI provides specialized assistance, both in court (and arbitration) and out-of-court, to Italian and international clients in relation to every aspect of industrial and intellectual property law, distinguishing itself as a practice of excellence in the field of the protection, improvement and management of inventions, distinctive signs and copyrighted works. This personalized assistance is offered not only within national borders but also on a global level. Indeed, the firm has, for many years, availed itself of and fruitfully collaborated with a select network of international professionals. More specifically, it has many years of experience in litigation, including cross-border litigation, and in consultancy in relation to patents (particularly in the pharmaceutical, biomedical, IT and automotive industries), trademarks (particularly in the fashion and luxury, food & beverage and sports sectors), designs and models (particularly in the high-end furniture, packaging and fashion sectors), trade secrets, appellations of origin and geographical indications, made in, copyright and related rights (including software and databases), domain names and new plant varieties. The firm also handles with the negotiation and drafting of contracts, drafts opinions, performs due diligence on all types of IP rights and manages and coordinates customs monitoring programs, useful for the purposes of ensuring that clients have the most effective possible protection possible for their IP portfolio. The firm is also able to offer its clients prosecution services (registration of trademarks and patents at all competent offices, both national and International, as well as assistance in any administrative procedures before these offices), where necessary using external professionals with proven experience.