Skills Design, Patents, Plant varieties,

Technical areas Chemistry, Life Science, Pharmaceutical industry,

Professional Associations Patent Attorney
Member of the Association of Industrial Property Consultants since 2006
European Patent Attorney
European Design Attorney
Member of AIPPI - Association Internationale pour la Protection de la Propriété Intellectuelle
Professional experience

Graduated in Chemistry at Pavia University in 1999.
Ph.D in Organic Chemistry from Milan University in 2002 with thesis on the synthesis of organic molecules with pest-control activity.
During her doctorate, she spent a year at the University of Southampton (UK) doing research on solid phase synthesis of pharmaceutically active organic compounds.
From 2002 to 2003 she spent a post-doctoral year at Milan University studying the synthesis of organic compounds with antitumour activity. From 2003 to 2008, she worked at an Italian intellectual property office and joined Bugnion in June 2008, becoming Head of the Chemical and Life-Science Patent Department in 2011.
She mainly draws up and prosecutes patent applications in the chemical, chemical-pharmaceutical and biotechnological fields, and has particular experience in the technological areas of ceramic materials, new pharmaceutical molecules and formulations, polymers and their applications in the medical, food and textile fields, diagnostic methods and relative kits, therapeutic methods and uses, cosmetic methods, preparations and kits, chemical processes and plants, composite materials, metal alloys, agrochemistry and pesticides, food technologies and vegetable extracts. She also files and prosecutes plant variety patents, writes freedom to operate opinions and deals with opposition and appeal procedures before the European Patent Office and patent litigation in Italy.

Partner at Bugnion.

Languages English