Our People

 

We have a collaborative team that is designed with range of expertise and experience in the IP matters. Our committed, enthusiastic and international professionals are united by a strong set of values, focused on client needs.

 

Nicola Averono

Chief Operating Officer (Founding  Partner)

Nicola Averono

FIELDs OF ACTIVITY

Workload planning
Partnership & Business Alliance
Finance

 

EDUCATION and QUALIFICATIONs

MBA - Master Degree of Business Administration
Bachelor of Science in Economics

 

PROFESSIONAL SKILLS

Nicola has ten years’ experience in organization and business development field, with a good knowledge of Engineering, Oil & Gas, Healthcare and Life Science sectors.
Nicola, with a clear vision of company needs, process and organization, is focused in growing and developing a satisfied client portfolio with care on a understandable cost effective approach to patent management.

 

LANGUAGEs

Italian (mother tongue), English

 

CONTACT

nicola.averono@adv-ip.it

 

Livia Villa

Italian and European Patent Attorney (Founding Partner)

Livia Villa

FIELDs OF ACTIVITY

inorganic and organic chemistry, materials science, pharmaceuticals for use in both human and veterinary applications, cosmetics, agri-food, agri-chemistry, nutraceuticals, nanotechnology, biochemistry

 

EDUCATION and QUALIFICATIONs

Degree in Chemistry
Italian Patent Attorney
European Patent Attorney

 

PROFESSIONAL SKILLS

Livia has been working in the field of Intellectual Property since 2000.
She has longstanding experience in advising clients in various aspects of Intellectual Property Law with a particular expertise in drafting, filing and prosecuting patent applications in Italy and worldwide. She also deals with patent searches. She provides patent validity, freedom-to-operate and non-infringement opinions, and assists clients in oppositions and appeals before the EPO.
She is Party Technical Expert and Judge Technical Expert in IP lawsuits before Italian Courts.

 

LANGUAGEs

Italian (mother tongue), English, with a working knowledge of French

 

CONTACTS

livia.villa@adv-ip.it

 

Alessio Canova

Italian and European Trademark and Design Attorney (Partner)

Alessio Canova

FIELDs OF ACTIVITY

Trademark protection in any industry sector, with particular reference to the fields of fashion, design, luxury, food and wine.
Protection of copyright (texts, images, photographs, audiovisual) and domain names on the Internet.
Repression of counterfeiting, online and before the Customs Authorities.

 

EDUCATION and QUALIFICATIONs

Bachelor's degree in law.
Italian Industrial Property Attorney (trademarks and designs).
European Trademark and Design Attorney

 

PROFESSIONAL SKILLS

Alessio has been working in the field of Industrial and Intellectual Property since 2001.
In recent years he has built a solid experience in the various aspects of the law of Intellectual Property, with particular reference to the filing, prosecution and legal protection of trademarks in Italy and in the world.
He was also one of the pioneers in our country in the field of monitoring and protection of the trademark on the Internet ("hidden" use of trademarks, abusive registration of domain names, tracking the presence of trademarks on auction sites, Chinese markeplaces, social networks). For over ten years he has been appointed as “panelist” for the decisions of disputes regarding domain names in Italy (.IT).
Alessio is Party Technical Expert and Judge Technical Expert in IP lawsuits before Italian Courts, both on legal issues pertaining not only to the trademarks, but also on technical and computer issues related to copyright infringement, software, databases and the know-how (secret information).

 

LANGUAGEs

Italian (mother tongue), English

 

CONTACT

alessio.canova@adv-ip.it

 

Adelio Vanosi

Italian and European Patent, Design and Trademark Attorney (Founding Partner)

Adelio Vanosi

FIELDs OF ACTIVITY

general mechanics, industrial installations, refrigeration, automotive, packaging, dynamics of fluids, cosmetics

 

EDUCATION and QUALIFICATIONs

Degree in Mechanical Engineering
Italian Intellectual Property Attorney (patents, designs and trademarks)
European Patent Attorney
Community Design and Trademark Attorney

 

PROFESSIONAL SKILLS

Adelio has been working in the field of Intellectual Property since 2003.
He has longstanding experience in advising clients in various aspects of Intellectual Property Law with a particular expertise in drafting, filing and prosecuting patent and design applications in Italy and worldwide. He also deals with patent and design searches. He provides patent validity, freedom-to-operate and non-infringement opinions, and assists clients in oppositions and appeals before the EPO.
He is Party Technical Expert and Judge Technical Expert in IP lawsuits before Italian Courts.

 

LANGUAGEs

Italian (mother tongue), English, with a working knowledge of French

 

CONTACT

adelio.vanosi@adv-ip.it

 

Elisa Riccardi

Italian and European Trademark and Design Attorney (Partner)

Elisa Riccardi

FIELDs OF ACTIVITY

Electronics, Electrothecnics, Mechanics

 

EDUCATION and QUALIFICATIONs

Graduated in Electronic Engineering - “Microelectronics, Optoelectronics and Instrumentation
Italian Patent, Design and Trademark Attorney
European Patent Attorney
European Trademark and Design Attorney (EUIPO)
European Patent Litigator (Politecnico di Milano)

 

PROFESSIONAL SKILLS

Elisa has been working in the field of Intellectual Property since 1993.
In these years she built up significant experience in all fields of Industrial Property, in particular in the field of patents and designs; her activity includes drafting, filing and prosecuting patent and design applications, both at a national and European level and worldwide. She also deals with validity and (non-)infringment issues, advises and represents clients in opposition and appeal proceedings before the EPO, has a longstanding experience as Party Technical Expert and Court Technical Expert in patent litigation.

 

LANGUAGEs

Italian (mother tongue), English, Spanish, Portuguese

 

CONTACT

elisa.riccardi@adv-ip.it

 

 

 

Advice on Intellectual Property matters


ADV IP S.r.l.
staff@adv-ip.it

Sede Operativa
Corso di Porta Vittoria, 29
20122 Milano (Italy)
Tel: +39 02 4070.1674

Sede Legale
Via Molino delle Armi, 11
20123 Milano
VAT n. IT08735520960