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Stefano Sinigaglia

European Patent Attorney

Stefano Sinigaglia

Stefano manages patent portfolios, dealing with direct relationships with clients, from acquisition of technical specifications and client's requirements of protection, including preliminary strategic advice: evaluation of potential benefits of searches prior to filing or direct writing of Swiss, Italian, European and International patent applications, considering client's market and possible developements thereof. Stefano also deals with extensions abroad of applications, and prosecutions at national, regional or international offices, prior to grant of patent or immediately following it (oppositions), as well as any assistance in lawsuits, defensive or attack.

Education

Stefano graduated in Computer Science at the University of Milan. He is European Patent Attorney before the European Patent Office (EPO), an Italian patent attorney, a chartered Swiss patent agent and a professional representative in design matters before the Office for harmonization of the internal market (OHIM) of the European Union. He has obtained the “Patent Litigation in Europe” diploma from the University of Strasbourg (France).

Professional experience

Started his work experience in 1999 in the IT sector, initially for public administration, then banking, subsequently in a well known pharmaceutical multinational, consolidating university knowledge on the field. He started training in IP since 2004, at an important patent firm in Milan, Botti & Ferrari, taking care of drafting and prosecuting patent applications, mainly in the field of integrated circuit systems, telecommunications, traceability devices (RFID). Working at M.ZARDI & CO. since 2006, he has acquired further experience, inter alia, in the field of industrial control systems and device interfaces, inventions with high technological content (Artificial Intelligence, Blockchain, Internet of Things), lighting engineering and components for mobile devices.

Languages: Italian, English.

Email: ssinigaglia@zardi.ch