Mario Botti

Partner at Botti & Ferrari SpA

Mario Botti is a partner at Botti & Ferrari, a specialist IP firm based in Milan. He has a degree in electronic engineering from the Polytechnic University of Milan. He is a qualified European patent attorney, industrial property counsel and Italian patent and trademark attorney. He is admitted to practise before the EU Intellectual Property Office and the Patent and Trademark Office of San Marino.

Mr Botti obtained a patent litigation in Europe diploma from the University of Strasbourg and was then a tutor on the course for three years. Before establishing Botti & Ferrari in 1999, he worked at a top Italian patent firm and was co-founder and partner of another renowned patent firm. He speaks fluent English and has a sound knowledge of French.

Mr Botti primarily focuses on offering assistance to directors of important industrial groups in defining strategies to protect their companies’ innovations. His background also includes:

  • preparing and prosecuting Italian, European and US patent applications;
  • performing prior art searches in order to provide validity opinions on patents or patent applications; and
  • infringement opinions.

In recent years, Mr Botti has developed his skills in providing technical assistance to lawyers in patent litigations. He has handled dozens of litigations on behalf of Italian and foreign clients and has been appointed as private and technical counsel by the Court of Milan. He has assisted US, German, Japanese and Korean clients involved in patent litigations in Italy.

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Botti & Ferrari SpA
Via Cappellini 11
Milan 20124

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