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Carlo Torti

European Patent Attorney

Carlo Torti

Main activities
Carlo focuses primarily on Patent prosecution (comprising drafting, filing and prosecuting national, international and regional patent applications), validity, infringement and opinion work, patent litigation, licensing, and general client IP counseling. He also performs prior art searches and provides technical assistance to lawyers in litigation.


Education
Carlo graduated in Physics from the “Università degli Studi di Pavia” in 1987 and specialized in the fields of electromagnetic science, computer science and semiconductors. He is a qualified Italian Industrial Property counsel, as well as a qualified European Patent Attorney. He has held several seminars at the European Patent Office (The Hague branch), as well as throughout Europe relating to “European Patent Practice” and “Patent Prosecution in Europe”.


Professional experience
Carlo has worked at “STMicroelectronics” (prior SGS-THOMSON) in Agrate Brianza, Milano, IT, as a Technology Engineer and during that time was involved in the development of the BCD (Bipolar, C-Mos, D-Mos) technology in the semiconductor devices production. In 1990 he joined the European Patent Office in Munich and worked until April 2001 as a Substantive Examiner of Patent Applications and as a member of Opposition Divisions. From May 2001 to December 2012 he worked at the German Patent Firm “Grünecker, Patent- und Rechtsanwälte”. In 2013 he joined as a member of Eurattorneys EEIG in Munich, Germany. He joined M. Zardi & Co. in 2013.


Languages
Italian, English, German and French.