Attorneys at Law

Giovanni Casucci is particularly skilled in matters of patent litigation and technology transfer, with his work frequently involving important patent cases that also deal with antitrust issues. He is also involved in negotiations of Tech Transfer Agreements under several licensing programs, as well as assisting several TTOs of Italian universities. As the lawyer advising the ADI (Italian Association for Industrial Design), design issues constitute another significant area in which he specializes. As a lawyer admitted to the bar in Italy, he is authorized to conduct filing and prosecution activities before the Italian Patent Office as well as before the EPO and the OHIM.

Giovanni Casucci also has specific skills relating to China IP issues. Since 2006, he has been involved in several EU-China WTO, IPR2 and IPKey projects as a lecturer and advisor and is currently one of the experts assisting the CHINA IPR SME Helpdesk (http://www.china-iprhelpdesk.eu/content/our-experts).

He represents leading corporations in technically and legally complex infringement cases covering a wide range of technological fields before the Italian courts.

Recommended in:

Who’s Who Legal Patents 2015

Best Lawyers 2014

Chambers Europe and Chambers Global 2014:
“Well-known litigator Giovanni Casucci enjoys a strong reputation in IP. Sources describe him as ‘well prepared’”

IAM Patent 1000 - 2014:
“‘A constant presence in court’, Giovanni Casucci […] is ‘always extremely well prepared’”

Managing IP 2014

Who’s Who Legal Patents 2014

WTR 1000 The World's Leading Trademark Professionals 2014:
“Giovanni Casucci recently joined German heavyweight Bardehle Pagenberg. His practice is thriving under the new opposition regime”

Chambers Global and Chambers Europe 2013:
“Giovanni Casucci […] is noted for his excellent team management and litigation skills”

IAM Patent 1000 - 2013:
“He is ‘very well versed in all aspects of patent litigation and a particular favorite of local rights holders’”. / “He is particularly skilled in matters of patent litigation and technology transfer”

Chambers Europe 2012

WTR 1000 The World's Leading Trademark Professionals 2013:
“very active and highly reputed”


Career

1992-1993

Spolidoro Law Firm, Milan, Italy

1993-2000

Avvocati Associati Franzosi Dal Negro Law Firm, Milan, Italy

2001-2002

Gianni, Origoni, Grippo & Partners Law Firm, Milan, Italy

2002-2005

Clifford Chance Law Firm, Milan Office, Italy

2006-2012

Founding Partner and Managing Partner of Casucci Studio Legale, Milan, Italy

Since 2013

Resident Partner at BARDEHLE PAGENBERG, Milan, Italy
Managing Partner of the Italian Offices


Education

1989

Degree in Law (summa cum laude and special mention) at the University of Perugia, Italy

1999

Admitted to the Bar of Perugia

Languages

Italian, English, French

Giovanni Casucci is an active member of EPLAW, LES, AIPPI, ECTA, IBA and often speaks at international events, such as the Fordham IP Conference and LES conferences, as well as regularly publishing articles in his fields of expertise.

He is currently the Director of the Centro Studi Anticontraffazione (Anti-Counterfeiting Study Center) in Milan as well as the Co-Director of the Politecnico of Milano Training courses for Patent and Trademark Attorneys.

He has been on the Board of Directors of EPLAW since 2013.

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