“ Zur Verteidigung der Erfinder, bewaffnet mit dem Schild der Patente,

unter dem Banner der Erfindungen, welche den Fortschritt vorantreiben... ”

english version versione italiana

Bei Modiano & Partners glauben wir daran, dass das Investieren in die Auswahl und in die Fortbildung unserer Mitarbeiter von grundlegender Bedeutung ist, damit vertieftes Wissen und Beratung auf hohem Niveau gegenüber unseren Mandanten auf der ganzen Welt gewährleistet werden kann.
Unsere Patent-und Rechtsanwälte werden auf der Grundlage ihrer speziellen akademischen Qualifikation und auf Grund ihrer juristischen Erfahrung ausgewählt. Interne Trainingsseminare werden regelmäßig abgehalten, damit die Kenntnisse aller unserer Mitarbeiter in dem sich ständig verändernden Gebiet des Gewerblichen Rechtsschutzes auf dem neusten Stand sind.


Founding Partner

Modiano Guido (-2005)


Partners

Grabstein Simon
Modiano Lara Sara (-2016)

Modiano Micaela N.
Staub Gabriella


Managing Partner

Modiano Gabriella D.


Director of US client services

Cranman Kevin


Director of Asia client services

Otharam Prabhuram


Counsels

Adlerstein Daniel
Armenio Dario
Bacchin Elisabetta
Balestriero Maria
Baraldo Fabio
Beccaria Cinzia
Bedarida Fabrizio
Beghetti Maria G.
Bellani Roberto
Beltran Gamir Pedro
Beretta Raffaella
Brambilla Cristina
Broccoli Rossella
Carelli Simona
Caudry Frédérique
Cavasin Bruno
Cavasin Valentina
Cazzola Francesca
Comolli Acquaviva Carlo
Cortese Serena
Crema Erica
Cremonesi Simone
Di Francia Giovanna
Dosoli Marco
Farago-Schauer Peter
Fiorini Stefania
Fulco Laura
Gaggia Stefano
Galbiati Paola
Galetti Anna
Garavaglia Claudio
Gardenghi Giorgio
Giuffrida Manuela
Grassi Serena
Grimaldo Andrea
Gualano Grazia
Iacobini Anca

Iacobini Michel
Kneissler Katja
Lampugnani Francesca
Lanaro Francesco
Malagutti Raffaella
Manara Marcella
Marchi Maria Elena
Melley Luca
Menna Ilaria
Milani Fiammetta
Mimo Paolo
Modolo Monia
Muraro Karin
Narici Cristina
Noseda Matteo
Nunziata Daniela
O’Byrne Daniel
Padovano Giovanni
Palmieri Robert J.
Pansini Maria
Pedrazzini Eleonora
Pettazzi Francesca
Pontiggia Mauro
Rubbini Michele
Russo Gemma
Ryan Colin Michael
Sala Laura
Sanchini Alessandro
Sbarbati Sara
Signori Domenico
Stignani Stefano
Taric – Koch Radadiana A.
Teruzzi Francesca
Tognon Valentina
Tranfa Laura
Verea Silvio
Weisgerber Stefan

NEWS
April 28, 2021
欧洲专利局的药品和给药方案权利要求

在制药领域, 我们经常看到的情况是: 一旦 一种新的活性成分被发现并设计出第一个合适 的制剂, 随后的研究就会是对该活性成分的进一 步给药方案 (dosage regimen) 的开发, 以用于与 第一个制剂相关或不同的治疗适应症 (therapeutic indication). 因此, 给药方案是可以在欧洲专利局 (EPO) 获得专利授权的. 然而, 由于涉及经济利益, […]



How the EPO is helping its users during the COVID-19 pandemic.

One of goals of the European Patent Office (EPO) is to support innovation, competitiveness and economic growth across Europe. This […]


March 17, 2021
Pharmaceuticals and dosage regimen claims at the European Patent Office.

In the field of pharmaceuticals, it often happens that once an active ingredient is discovered and a first suitable formulation […]



欧洲专利局上诉委员会引入新的事实认定规则

2020年, 欧洲专利局 (EPO) 的上诉委员会 (BoA) 引入了新的议事规则. 上诉委员会强调, 上述规则的作用是对审查或异议中的一审程序进行司法审查. 新规则对在上诉中引入新证据、事实和论点的可能性进行了重大限制. 尽管如此, 上诉委员会于2020年12月7日发布的一项裁决认为, 上诉委员会具有否决一审程序中事实认定的权力. 上诉委员会在该决定中提到了其较早的一项决定. 根据该决定, 只有当欧洲专利局一审法庭对证据的评估存在以下缺陷之一时, 上诉委员会才应推翻该法庭在一审程序中作出的事实认定: (1) 没有考虑基本要点; (2) 审议不相关的事项; […]


February 23, 2021
欧洲专利局密切关注人工智能

欧洲专利局 (EPO) 正在密切关注人工智能 (Al) . 2020年12月, 欧洲专利局组织了一场为期2天的会议, 讨论了人工智能对知识产权的影响, 以及人工智能给欧洲专利局带来的益处. 这次会议反映出欧洲专利局正在对与人工智能有关的发明的可专利性问题进行重新定义. 欧洲专利局的立场是, 人工智能是计算机科学的一个分支. 因此, 根据欧洲专利局的做法, 与人工智能有关的发明被认为是“计算机实现的发明” (computer-implemented inventions, 简称CII) , 即涉及计算机、计算机网络或其他可编程装置的发明, […]



Different fact-finding at the EPO Boards of Appeal: is it possible?

As recently as last year the Boards of Appeal (BoAs) of the European Patent Office (EPO) introduced new rules of […]


January 20, 2021
EPO:可为植物授予欧洲专利 但有例外情况

在2020年10月公布的一项决定中, 欧洲专利局 (EPO) 扩大上诉委员会 (EBoA, 即欧洲专利局的最高审判机构) 认为, 可以为植物授予欧洲专利, 但其中有一个明显的例外情形. 《欧洲专利公约》 (The European Patent Convention, EPC) 规定, 可以为植物授予欧洲专利, 只要其权利要求不限于特定的植物品种. 而事实上, 根据《国际植物新品种保护公约》 […]



Artificial intelligence and the European Patent Office.

The European Patent Office is paying close attention to artificial intelligence (AI). In December 2020 it organized a 2-day conference […]


December 2, 2020
To plant or not to plant? The European Patent Office answers.

In a decision published in October 2020, the Enlarged Board of Appeal (EBoA) of the European Patent Office (EPO), i.e. […]


November 18, 2020
The Doctrine of Equivalents: Examination of the Law in Italy.

Background Italy has a population of about 60 million and, as one of the most industrialized countries in the European […]


To use reCAPTCHA you must get an API key from https://www.google.com/recaptcha/admin/create