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European Trademark Attorney

Hermann Padovani assists clients in the high-fashion, luxury goods, pharmaceutical industry and food & beverage sectors as well as in the financial, insurance and automobile industry sectors. He deals with the management of trademark and design portfolios and domain names in Switzerland, Italy, the European Union and worldwide, carrying out prior art searches, new filings and renewals, opposition, revocation and invalidity actions, as well as drafting coexistence, licence and assignment agreements, and providing assistance in out-of-court activities relating to infringement and unfair competition lawsuits.


  • Master degree in Intellectual Property Right (Just Legal Services, Milano)
  • Degree in “Legal Sciences” (Università degli Studi dell’Insubria, Como)

Professional career

  • Trademark and design attorney at the Swiss Federal Intellectual Property Institute (IPI)
  • Certified trademark and design attorney at the Italian Patent and Trademark Office (UIBM)
  • Certified trademark and design attorney at the European Union Intellectual Property Office (EUIPO)
  • Lecturer on aspects of industrial property in various university courses at the University of Applied Sciences and Arts of Southern Switzerland (SUPSI) in Manno – Department of Business, Health and Social Sciences (DEASS)
  • Member of INTA

Languages: Italian, English and French