Gilberto Cavagna is a lawyer specialised in adding value to and protecting intellectual property rights, with extensive experience in legal counseling and assistance of Italian and foreign clients in this field and, particularly in trademarks, domain names, design, know-how, copyright and software, art and heritage law, advertising, media, and sport law.

He regularly assists companies and individuals in the fields of fashion, art, sport, design, creativity, and publishing, for the negotiation of agreements concerning their intellectual property assets and the relevant defense.

Before founding BIPART, an Italian law firm focusing on intellectual property and art law, Gilberto was responsible for the intellectual property sector at Andersen and Negri-Clementi and worked as an expert in the intellectual property and art law departments of major law firms, both nationally (BonelliErede and MilaLegal) and internationally (Lovells, now Hogan Lovells). He worked at Expo 2015 S.p.A. covering issues regarding intellectual property and sponsorships related to the universal exposure.

Former member of the Authority for the protection of industrial property rights during Expo Milano 2015, Gilberto was selected by the Chambers of Commerce, Industry, Crafts, and Agriculture of Milan, Pavia, Turin and Genua as an expert in intellectual property.

He is also a member of AIPPI – International Association for the Protection of Intellectual Property; Camera Avvocati Industrialisti and of ALAI – Association littéraire et artistique internationale.

Founder and author of «TIP TAP Thoughts on Intellectual Property and Art Protection» blog oLinkedin and Facebook, Gilberto is author of several monographs and he regularly writes in newspapers, magazines and newsletters on intellectual property and art matters.

Beside his professional activities, Gilberto is a lecturer at IED (Istituto Europeo di Design), at Il Sole 24 Ore Business School, IULM – Libera università di lingue e comunicazione, FMAV – Fondazione Modena Arti Visive, at Euroconference, Legal&Business School, and in several other master courses, for which he regularly holds conferences, workshops, and seminars.

Education: University of Milan (Law Degree) – Former Trademark attorney with the Italian Patent and Trademark Office – Supreme Court Lawyer

Languages: English, French, Italian native speaker