Rucellai & Raffaelli
Rucellai&Raffaelli, founded in 1979, is a full-service, independent law firm which has acquired a consolidated expertise in a wide range of practice areas. Based in Milan and having branch offices in Rome and Bologna, the firm currently counts around 70 lawyers, specialised in corporate, antitrust and competition, IP, EU Law, banking and finance, civil and commercial law and employment.
In particular, Rucellai&Raffaelli has been active ever since its foundation in the IP field, where the firm consolidated a significant know-how in providing a complete assistance to clients, (advising them on patents, trademarks, models, designs, copyrights, parallel imports, unfair competition, trademark and patent licensing).
The assistance in this field is ensured in the judicial area, where the IP team’s activities include assistance in:
- actions for the protection of IP rights, also with precautionary measures before all the competent Courts;
- the preparation of petitions for the Customs - at a national and European level;
The assistance is also ensured in the extrajudicial area and includes:
- advice through the drafting of legal opinion and contracts relating to IP rights;
- organisation of IP training sessions for the personnel of our clients.
The Firm recently obtained interim measures and judgments before various Italian Courts, regarding cases concerning patents, trademarks, and unfair competition; in several of these cases, the Courts established the publication of the decision on Italian newspapers as Corriere della Sera, La Repubblica, IlSole24Ore.
The firm’s clients, include leading multinational companies, active in various industries like information technology, manufacturing, chemicals, pharmaceutical, insurance, financial services, land and air transport, large-scale distribution, energy and international trade.