Intellectual Property, Information Technology, Civil Procedure, Arbitration, Fashion Law.
Francesca is the Head of Intellectual Property Department of the Milan Eptalex office of Jglegal. While she worked for leading law firms in Milan, as Partner and alternatively as Of Counsel, she dealt with all technology-related agreements, including joint ventures, strategic alliances, joint development agreements, and inbound and outbound licenses, know-how transfer agreements as well as for trademark related agreements, including trademark driven Mergers and Acquisitions, coexistence agreements, licenses, all IP activities supporting Mergers and Acquisitions, management of IP litigations, mainly in the field of pharmaceutical patents, coordination of IP due diligence, assistance in the field of privacy law as well as in the field of IT.
Francesca has also experience in the management of domestic and international arbitrations, civil litigations (in ordinary proceedings, including interim and precautionary proceedings) and of out of court legal activities (drafting of agreements, opinions, identification of strategies, etc.) mainly in the field of industrial and intellectual property law and of information technology.
The type of assistance she can provide includes, inter alia: all kinds of domestic and foreign litigation; study with the client of Italian and foreign issues and planning of the most appropriate strategy, both before and during trial, in the field of protection of industrial and intellectual property rights; litigation relating to advertising, even before the advertising self-regulatory jury; development of strategies relating to trademarks in close cooperation with the client and their consultants; drafting and negotiating of all types of contracts in the field of industrial property and intellectual property and information technology, including licensing and technology transfer agreements; cooperation on specialist profiles in Mergers and Acquisitions operations; due diligence in the field of industrial and intellectual property law.
Francesca is also Professor of Civil Procedure and Advanced Civil Procedure courses at Università degli Studi dell’Insubria, Como; lecturer at the Fashion law master at Università degli Studi di Milano; visiting professor at the Maastricht European Private Law Institute at the University of Maastricht.
She is author of various publications on Evidence, on Civil Procedure and on Intellectual Property, both in Italian and in English language.
Università degli Studi di Milano, Italy, Ph.D: Civil Procedure, 1993-1997.
Harvard University, Cambridge-Massachusetts, USA. Visiting researcher, 1995-1996.
Camera Arbitrale Nazionale e Internazionale di Milano, Italy. Specialization course on arbitration, 1994.
Università di Pavia, Italy, Degree in Law, 1992. Final mark: 110/110 cum laude.
University of Edinburgh, Scotland, Erasmus Scholarship, 1991, Centre for Criminology and the Social and Philosophical Study of Law. Law Degree.
Italian, English, French.