Andrea is an Italian Patent and Trademark Attorney, an European Patent Attorney, and an European Union Trademark and Design Attorney.
Andrea graduated in 1993 with a degree in Mechanical Engineering from Università degli Studi di Bologna.
After working for five years as a design engineer in the research and development department of a large
company producing automatic machines, in 2000 he began his experience in the industrial and intellectual
property working subsequently in two different firms.
Andrea manages the clients’ patents and trademarks portfolios and has consolidated experience in
drawing, filing and prosecuting patents in Italy and worldwide, with particular specialization in the field of
automatic machines, machine tools, robotics, pneumatics, and hydraulics.
He also conducts patent searches, drafts technical opinions on interference and freedom to operate, and
provides technical expertise in lawsuits.
Andrea speaks English and knows French.
Member of INTA.
Cristiana is an Italian and European Union Trademark and Design Attorney.
Cristiana graduated in 1994with a degree in Economics from Università degli Studi di Bologna.
She worked for a famous multinational company in the clothing sector before joining the trademark staff of
an industrial and intellectual property firm in 2001.
Cristiana has consolidated experience in managing trademarks, design, copyrights, domain names and,
especially, in trademark searches, in the filing and in the procedures for registration, opposition and
cancellation, in drawing up contracts for assignment, transfers and licensing of trademarks and patents,
and in providing assistance in extrajudicial disputes.
She also assists her clients in order to identify and manage funds provided for the companies that innovate
and in relation to industrial property.
Cristiana speaks English and knows French.
Member of INTA.
Alessia graduated in 2013 with a degree in Communication Sciences from Università degli Studi di Bologna
and was awarded a first-level master’s degree in Management Communication and New Media
(Mastercom) from Università degli Studi della Repubblica di San Marino in 2015 (Convention with IUAV).
In 2005 she began working for an industrial property rights firm, mainly handling the filing and prosecution
of trademarks, patents, and designs.
She joined ACCAPI in 2014.
Alessia is currently in training at the Italian Industrial Property Consultants Institute to become a Trademark
Alessia speaks English and knows French and German.