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Dr. Massimo Sterpi
Massimo specializes in the intellectual property area in both transactional matters and litigation concerning patents copyrights, trademarks, and designs. He advises on major transactions involving IP rights, new technologies and life sciences. Massimo has litigated many infringement cases before national and foreign courts, including the European Court of Justice. He is included in WIPO's IP Arbitration and Mediation Center's List of Neutrals, and WIPO's List of Art and Cultural Heritage Neutrals. Massimo co-curated a major reference book on International patent litigation, covering more than 30 jurisdictions (Thomson Reuters) and is a frequent speaker at major international IP conferences. Massimo was awarded the Best Italian IP Lawyer by the prestigious magazine Top Legal. He is the Italian member of the editorial board of European Copyright and Design Reports (Sweet & Maxwell); a member of the Advisory Board of the Venice Peggy Guggenheim Collection; a member of Fondazione Prada’s Board of Directors, of the US Friends of MAXXI Foundation, and of the Italy-USA Relations Council.