Atty. Alberto Contini


Senior Associate

T. +39 02.54123094
F. +39 02.54124344


Alberto Contini’s professional experience has always focused on the protection of Intellectual Property. In particular, Alberto’s expertise includes advisory and disputes work relating to both judicial and non-judicial matters in “Food” and “TMT” sectors from a national and international perspective as well. Alberto has been a keynote and featured speaker at several national conferences dealing with Intellectual Property.

Alberto joined the firm IP_Law_Galli in 2007.

Law Degree at the University of Parma, with a dissertation in Intellectual Property Law entitled “PGIs and trademarks in the wine sector” (2005);
PhD at the University of Parma, with a dissertation in Commercial Law: Intellectual Property and Competition Law entitled “PDO and PGI protection and enhancement in the Italian Industrial Property Code” (2011).

Career Highlights:
Traineeship at Franzosi – Dal Negro – Pensato – Setti firm (October 2005 – April 2007);
Summer intership at Clifford Chance LLP – London Office (August 2013 – September 2013);
Collaboration at Mina-Lanfranconi & Associati firm (April 2015 – March 2016).

Admission to Italian Bar:
Admission to Court of Milan bar  (2010)

English, Italian

AIPPI – International Association for the Protection of Intellectual Property
IPYARD – Intellectual Property Working Group

Commentary of new Art. 30 of Legislative Decree 10.02.2005 No. 30 in “Codice della proprietà industriale: la riforma 2010″, a cura di cesare Galli, IPSOA, 2010, also published in 2010 in “La riforma del Codice della Proprietà Industriale” in Le nuove leggi civili commentate, n. 4/11 and in “Codice della proprietà industriale: la riforma 2010″, monografia de Il Corriere Giuridico, 2010; Codice Commentato della Proprietà Industriale e Intellettuale, a cura di C. Galli – A.M. Gambino, commentary of Artt. 29-30 of Legislative Decree 10.02.2005 No. 30 and Reg. C.E. 20.03.2006 No. 510; Commentary of Artt. 2587 and 2598 (section on denominations of origin) of the Italian Civil Code in “Codice Civile Commentato”, III ed. a cura di G. Alpa e V. Mariconda, IPSOA, 2013 (forthcoming publication); “Stampanti 3D e proprietà intellettuale: opportunità e problemi” (con Cesare Galli, Riv. Dir. Ind. 3, 2015, pp. 115 ss.); “L’ambito di tutela nazionale delle denominazioni di origine e delle indicazioni geografiche non registrate a livello comunitario” (nota a Cass. 12.02.2015, n. 2828).


Unfair Competition
Protected Designations of Origin
Trade Secrets
Online infringement
Advertising & Marketing
Life Sciences
New Plant Variety