Andrea De Gaspari
Andrea graduated in law from the University of Padua in 1995.
A licensed attorney since 1999, he is also an Italian trade mark consultant and professional representative before EUIPO, the European Union agency responsible for registering trade marks and designs.
He started his career in 1996 mainly dealing with tax litigation.
In 1998 he entered the industrial property sector and worked as a trade mark consultant at the firm Jacobacci & Perani.
In 2001 he was the co-founder and partner of Cantaluppi & Partners where he worked until 2007, when he founded De Gaspari Osgnach with Boris Osgnach.
Andrea is a trade mark strategist who has vast experience in creating, prosecuting and managing complex trade mark portfolios, including take-overs and restructuring operations, contracts and intellectual and industrial property rights litigation. Andrea specializes in industrial design and product shape related matters including copyright protection.
Andrea is a member of some of the major international IP associations (ECA, AIPPI, INTA) and, in particular, he has an active role in the ECTA Design Committee.
He speaks Italian, German, English, and Spanish.
A licensed attorney since 2001.
Boris is also an Italian chartered trade mark and design consultant as well as European professional representative before EUIPO, the EU agency responsible for trademark and design registrations and related procedures.
Boris’ substantial practice ranges in all IP legal and administrative issues, including trade marks, designs, geographical indications, copyrights, domain names, IP-related contracts, IP due diligence, IP Court and administrative litigation.
He is responsible of IPRs management, IP legal consultancy and anti-counterfeiting for a wide range of clients operating in different fields, including luxury goods manufactures, wine industry, cosmetic producers, car industries, electronic and mechanical companies, clothing, jewellery and fashion global businesses.
Taking advantage also from his prior experience as general counsel in the industry, he is comfortable in assisting SMEs as well as the most structured global companies.
Boris is an active member of some of the major international IP and wine law associations (ECTA, INTA, AIPPI, AIDV) and he is serving as ECTA Geographical Indications Committee secretary.
He is often invited as speaker at IP meetings and lecturer at professional seminars.
Boris graduated in law from the University of Trieste in 1999.
After 2-years of legal apprenticeship and an international trade law post-graduate course, from 2001 to 2005 he worked as general counsel for Santa Margherita S.p.a., a leading wine company.
In 2005 he decided to concentrate on intellectual property consulting and signed up with Cantaluppi & Partners, where he worked with Andrea until 2007 when they joined forces to start up De Gaspari Osgnach.
He speaks Italian, English and Spanish.
Giovanni graduated in law from the University of Ferrara in 2001 and started his career dealing with administrative law.
A licensed attorney since 2005, he is a member of the Padua bar.
He is also an Italian trade mark consultant and professional representative before EUIPO.
From 2007 he entered the IP profession joining the De Gaspari Osgnach since its foundation.
In 2011 he obtained a Master in trademark and design law.
In 2016 he became partner of De Gaspari Osgnach
Giovanni acts on behalf of Italian and foreign clients and has acquired a considerable experience in all trademark-related matters.
Giovanni focuses on trademark clearance and pre-filing advice, filing, prosecution and maintenance of trademarks, including oppositions. He coordinates foreign lawyers and trademark agents, supporting the colleagues in advising the most structured client companies, including businesses in the field of consumer electronics, sports clothing and footwear, eyewear, alcoholic beverages and transports.
His pragmatic and practical approach stems from his strong IT background, which led him to develop most of the IP software tools the firm is proud of.
He programs in Visual Basic and SQL for the reporting maintenance
He speaks Italian, English and Spanish.
Anna joined the firm since 2008 after graduating from the University of Padua with a degree in Sports.
She assists the professionals with case management, cost estimates, monitoring, drafting and electronic docketing of documents and correspondence, data entry, filings and renewals of trademarks, design and patents in Italy, Europe and internationally, including recordal of changes.
She handles the filing formalities, maintains the relationship with the public offices and heads the reception.
She speaks Italian and English.
Estelita graduated in law from the University of Trento and started her internship dealing with civil law matters.
A licensed attorney since 2011, she is a member of the Padua Bar.
In 2011, she obtained a Master in Intellectual Property and Anti-counterfeiting. This was the starting point of her interest in industrial property matters.
Since 2013, she is an Italian trademark and designs professional representative before the UIBM. She is also a professional representative in trademarks and designs before the EUIPO.
She has been of counsel of some specialized firms including Ufficio Veneto Brevetti, Giove Law Firm and Associated Lawyers Feltrinelli & Brogi.
She joined the DeosIP team in 2014.
Estelita deals with trademark clearances, filing, registration and renewal procedures of national, European and International trademarks. She deals also with the pre-judicial phase of litigations related to trademarks, including the drafting of warning letters, coexistence agreements, unilateral declarations and licence agreements.
She speaks English and Italian.
Paolo graduated in information engineering from the University of Padua, with special interest in the RF-wave propagation theory. The subject of his thesis was the RF-attenuation mapping of the anechoic chamber located in the physical department of the Universidad de Valencia, Spain (www.uv.es).
After graduation, Paolo worked as a technical teacher in some public schools, before joining RKB as RF designer for broadcast antennas in 2006. In 2007 he joined Atena Digital Printing, initially as software development manager and then as project manager.
Paolo entered the IP profession in 2010 in a renowned Italian firm (Maroscia e Associati), and was admitted to practise as an Italian patent attorney since 2012.
In January 2016 Paolo joined De Gaspari Osgnach as director of the patent department.
As a patent attorney, Paolo deals with Italian and international patent drafting and prosecution, as well as with opposition, nullity and infringement actions. His main technical field of expertise is electronic and software engineering, but he has also a sound experience in medical and mechanical engineering, automotive technology, food treatment plant technology and marble and stone processing technology.
Paolo speaks Italian and English.
Federica graduated in law from the University of Padua in 2013.
She joined the IP Law Firm Giove as a trainee lawyer since her degree dealing with IP matters (both contentious and non-contentious) with a special focus on trademarks and copyright. Her practice extended also to privacy and treatment of personal data issues.
She joined the DeosIP team in 2016 as assistant and paralegal, supporting the attorneys and performing administrative tasks.
She speaks Italian, English, French and Portuguese.
Matteo graduated in law from the University of Udine in 2006 and he is a licensed attorney from 2013.
After an initial experience as a trainee within a general civil and criminal law firm, in 2007 he orientated his career on the intellectual property sector working at the IP Law Firm Selvaggia Segantini until 2009.
Matteo had then the chance to be part of the in‐house legal department of Sit La Precisa s.p.a., a leading mechanical engineering company focusing on international business contracts, trade law and corporate matters.
In 2013 he moved back to the private practice, again at the Law Firm Selvaggia Segantini where he strenghtened his expertise in IP litigation and criminal procedures, representing major corporations in the clothing and footwear, mechanics, entertainment, pharmacy and security sectors.
He joined DeosIP team in November 2018, where he primarily focus on IP litigation, contracts and legal advice on IP and business law.
He is also IP advisor for Collectius, an innovation project developed by the University of Padua with the support of Onireon ICT & BI Consulting, an ICT business consultancy company based in Treviso.
He regularly writes on IP topics for online legal reviews such as “Diritto.it” and “Sistema della Proprietà Intellettuale”.
Matteo speaks Italian, English and French.
Laura graduated in law from the University of Trieste in 2015 with a dissertation in IP.
She practiced law in Trieste, where she passed the bar in 2017.
After a period of cooperation with the IP firm GLP, she joined DeosIP in November 2018.
Her practice focuses on trademark and design matters.
Laura supports senior professionals with case management, watching services, trademark clearances, filing, registration and renewal procedures, change of name and contentious matters.
Laura speaks Italian, English and French.
Viola holds a Joint Master’s Degree in Foreign Languages and Literatures from University Cà Foscari in Venice, in partnership with European and extra‐European universities, including the University Paris Diderot VII where she spent one year as a visiting student. In 2014 she attended a course on International Commerce at the Chamber of Commerce of Padua, followed by her first work experiences in sectors of 3d printing and electronics aimed at energy saving.
She joined DeosIP in 2018 as assistant and paralegal, performing administrative tasks and supporting the professionals. Viola is fluent in Italian, English, French, German and Spanish.