Atty. Filippo Calda

Atty. FIlippo Calda has extensive experience in the field of intellectual property both in litigation and consultancy issues, with particular expertise on China.

He collaborates with IP_Law_Galli, as of counsel, since year 2018, and he is also partner of Studio Legale Calda in Bologna.

Law degree cum laude at Università di Bologna, with a dissertation in Comparative Private Law entitled “Well-known trademarks in China” (2007);

PhD at the University of Modena and Reggio Emilia (in agreement with the University of Parma), with a dissertation in Intellectual Property and Competition Law entitled “Software, beyond copyright protection: comparative perspectives of the expansion of software protection as  trade secret in Europe, USA and Republic of China” (2017).

Career Highlights:
Internship at Birindelli law firm in Beijing (2006);
Traineeship at Corona-Catelli law firm (2007-2010);
Collaboration at a Chinese leading law firm (2011-2012);
Collaboration at IP_Law_Galli (2013-2016);
Collaboration at De Simone & Partners (2016-2018).

Admission to Italian Bar:
Admission to Court of Bologna bar (2012).

Italian, English and Chinese

AIPPI – International Association for the Protection of Intellectual Property

CALDA, ll know-how nel contratto di franchising in Il Diritto Industriale, VI, 2018;
CALDA, Diritto fallimentare e proprietà intellettuale: un rapporto complesso, in Il Diritto Industriale, II, 2018;
CALDA, Il rapporto fra brevetto nazionale e brevetto europeo: la conferma della Suprema Corte in merito all’interpretazione dell’art. 59 C.P.I., in Il Diritto Industriale, III, 2017;
CALDA-GIACOPELLO, Giurisprudenza italiana e cinese in materia di imitazione delle forme in Il Diritto Industriale, I, 2016;
CALDA, 3D Printing in People’s Republic of China and Intellectual Property Rights, in M. Timoteo (curated by), Law and Sustainable Business in China, Bologna, 2015;
CALDA, L’utilizzatore informato sbarca nella Repubblica Popolare Cinese?, in Il Diritto Industriale, I, 2015.
CALDA-FRATTI, Diritti IP in Cina e Prodotti di arredo, in Aippi Newsletter, I, 2014.


Trade Secrets
Unfair Competition