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OFFICE

Milan Office

Via della Moscova 18, 20121
Tel: +39 02778875211
Fax: +39 0276018478
EMAIL: gianluca.decristofaro@lcalex.it

LANGUAGES

Italian English
PROFESSIONAL ORDER

Italy (Milan Bar)

Italian and European trademark and design attorney

Arbitrator of the ccTLD .it register

PERSONAL ASSISTANT

Francesca Arenzi
francesca.arenzi@lcalex.it

Lawyer

Gianluca
De Cristofaro

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OFFICE
Milan Office

Via della Moscova 18, 20121
Tel: +39 02778875211
Fax: +39 0276018478
EMAIL: gianluca.decristofaro@lcalex.it

LANGUAGES
Italian English
PROFESSIONAL ORDER

Italy (Milan Bar)

Italian and European trademark and design attorney

Arbitrator of the ccTLD .it register

PERSONAL ASSISTANT

Francesca Arenzi
francesca.arenzi@lcalex.it

Gianluca deals with IP (i.e., trademarks, domain names and other distinctive signs, designs and models, patents and know-how, copyright and unfair competition) and misleading and comparative advertising litigation before ordinary courts, the Italian Competition Authority and the Italian Advertising Standards Authority.

He assists clients in the drafting and negotiating of licence and assignment agreements, technology transfer contracts, publication contracts, testimonial and influencer marketing agreements, software-related agreements, terms and conditions referring to e-commerce platform, mobile app and social networks.

Gianluca has also extensive experience in consultancy and litigation regarding data protection matters, and he assists clients in complex cybersecurity projects. Together with the other members of the IT Group, he is currently involved in assisting Italian and multinational companies in the compliance process to the new European General Data Protection Regulation (n. 679/2016). He is also Expert of the Chamber of Commerce of Milan for the disputes related to domain names “.it”.

For his knowledge in the IP and IT areas, Gianluca has been recognized with important national and international awards: e.g., Emerging Lawyer of the year 2014, Privacy Lawyer of the year 2017, Best practice IT Lawyer 2018, Advertising Lawyer of the year 2019, Media Lawyer of the year 2019 on occasion of the IP&TMT Legalcommunity Awards, Italian Trademark Star Managing IP since 2020, Ranked Lawyer in Chambers Europe and Global since 2015 for Intellectual Property, Client Choice Award 2018 for IP/Copyright Italy, Recommended Lawyer in Legal500 2018, 2019 and 2020, and IP Expert Who’sWhoLegal 2019.

Gianluca has been a member of the Law Firm since 2014. Before he had been associated with primary Italian and foreign law firms, such as Bonelli Erede Pappalardo of Milan, Amarjit & Advocates of New Dehli, the Intellectual Property Group of Matheson, Ormsby, Prentice of Dublin, and – as partner – MCM Avvocati of Milan.

OFFICE

Milan Office

Via della Moscova 18, 20121
Tel: +39 02778875211
Fax: +39 0276018478
EMAIL: gianluca.decristofaro@lcalex.it

LANGUAGES
Italian English
PROFESSIONAL ORDER

Italy (Milan Bar)

Italian and European trademark and design attorney

Arbitrator of the ccTLD .it register

PERSONAL ASSISTANT

Francesca Arenzi
francesca.arenzi@lcalex.it

Gianluca deals with IP (i.e., trademarks, domain names and other distinctive signs, designs and models, patents and know-how, copyright and unfair competition) and misleading and comparative advertising litigation before ordinary courts, the Italian Competition Authority and the Italian Advertising Standards Authority.

He assists clients in the drafting and negotiating of licence and assignment agreements, technology transfer contracts, publication contracts, testimonial and influencer marketing agreements, software-related agreements, terms and conditions referring to e-commerce platform, mobile app and social networks.

Gianluca has also extensive experience in consultancy and litigation regarding data protection matters, and he assists clients in complex cybersecurity projects. Together with the other members of the IT Group, he is currently involved in assisting Italian and multinational companies in the compliance process to the new European General Data Protection Regulation (n. 679/2016). He is also Expert of the Chamber of Commerce of Milan for the disputes related to domain names “.it”.

For his knowledge in the IP and IT areas, Gianluca has been recognized with important national and international awards: e.g., Emerging Lawyer of the year 2014, Privacy Lawyer of the year 2017, Best practice IT Lawyer 2018, Advertising Lawyer of the year 2019, Media Lawyer of the year 2019 on occasion of the IP&TMT Legalcommunity Awards, Italian Trademark Star Managing IP since 2020, Ranked Lawyer in Chambers Europe and Global since 2015 for Intellectual Property, Client Choice Award 2018 for IP/Copyright Italy, Recommended Lawyer in Legal500 2018, 2019 and 2020, and IP Expert Who’sWhoLegal 2019.

Gianluca has been a member of the Law Firm since 2014. Before he had been associated with primary Italian and foreign law firms, such as Bonelli Erede Pappalardo of Milan, Amarjit & Advocates of New Dehli, the Intellectual Property Group of Matheson, Ormsby, Prentice of Dublin, and – as partner – MCM Avvocati of Milan.

Intellectual property

At LCA, we have long-standing expertise in the provision of contentious and non-contentious assistance on trademarks and domain names, designs and models, patents, know-how, unfair competition, copyright and misleading and comparative advertising.
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IT & Data Protection

At LCA, we take great pride in the specific expertise we’ve gained in the management of privacy issues, ensuring full compliance with European (GDPR) and Italian legislation and with the directives issued by the Italian Data Protection Authority. We have years of experience in monitoring innovations in big data and cybersecurity.
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Litigation, Arbitration and ADR

At LCA, our expert advisors will assist you in the prevention, management and resolution of disputes, in civil and commercial matters. Whether you’re based in Italy or abroad, before an ordinary or special court, or subject to national and international arbitrations, we’re by your side every step of the way.
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Marketing, Loyalty and Promotions

Our professional team boasts specialist experience in the management and implementation of promotional, advertising and marketing initiatives, as well as loyalty and lead generation strategies in Italy and at the global level. We deal with all aspects of prize competitions and loyalty programs, assisting and advising our clients on the related legal and administrative issues.
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Start Up & Venture Capital

We know that innovation drives change. This is why, at LCA, we drive business incubators and accelerators, innovative entrepreneurs, and high potential start-ups to achieve the success they deserve. With our expert team by your side, we will guide you through each step of the process from concept through to full realisation and implementation. We are proud to represent a wide array of investors, from investment funds to family offices, and actively cover all facets of the technology market.
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Technology & Media

At LCA we know and deeply value the importance of technology. Our team are renowned for their expertise and services in the constantly evolving world of new technology, the web, digital and traditional media, telecommunications and, more generally, all information and communication technology.
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Manufacturing

The complex world of manufacturing can feel overwhelming. Comprising small and medium-sized companies, as well as renowned multinationals, it encompasses and straddles a multitude of sectors and markets, each with its own specific characteristics and specific corporate, commercial, contractual, organisational and operational features. Here at LCA, we can help your company meet its full business potential, in compliance with the numerous and changing regulations in force. With profound and expert knowledge of the industry, we can provide accurate, rapid and targeted solutions to meet your needs.
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