Cristina Biggi

Patent Attorney at Bugnion SpA

Cristina Biggi graduated in chemistry (MSc) from the University of Pavia (Italy) in 1999 and completed her PhD studies at the University of Milan in 2002, including one year spent as visiting student at the University of Southampton (United Kingdom). During her PhD, Ms Biggi worked on the synthesis of novel organic compounds with pesticide activity and, in Southampton, on the solid phase synthesis of antiparasitic peptides. Prior to joining Bugnion in 2008, she was a trainee in patent law at a major IP law firm in Milan for almost five years.

Ms Biggi is a qualified European and Italian patent and design attorney and a qualified litigator for the upcoming Unified Patent Court. In nearly 20 years of practice, she has drafted, filed and prosecuted hundreds of patent applications before the EPO, WIPO and the Italian Patent and Trademark Office; she also deals with freedom-to-operate, infringement and patentability opinions, and opposition and appeal proceedings before the EPO and in national litigations.

Ms Biggi’s technical expertise is in the field of chemistry, with extensive experience in technological areas such as organic compounds, cheminal processes, compositions, formulations, polymer fibres for non-woven fabrics, kits for analysis, natural extracts, medical uses and methods, non-medical uses and methods, polymers, paintings, coatings, nanotechnology, fertilizers, bio-stimulants, crystallography, catalysts, pharmaceutical compounds and their use, cosmetic and pharmaceutical formulations, biomaterials for medical use, diagnostic and therapeutic methods, electrochemical cells, food chemistry, microorganisms, peptides, probiotics. She has also filed and prosecuted plant variety applications. She has been leading the chemistry and life sciences patent group of Bugnion since 2011.

Ms Biggi has been listed by Who’s Who Legal among the world’s leading patents lawyers, attorneys and agents. She has also been nominated as an “IP Start for Patent” by Managing IP and recognised by IAM Patent 1000 for her expertise in the life sciences space as the holder of a PhD in organic chemistry.

Professional associations

  • AIPLA
  • AIPPI
  • epi

Firm details

Bugnion SpA
Viale Lancetti 17
Milan 20158
Italy

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