The Firm supports companies and natural persons in the protection and exploitation of intellectual and industrial property rights (patents, know-how, plant varieties, trademarks and other distinctive marks, drawings and models, software).
BCL’s lawyers advise on the preparation of agreements and strategies for the circulation and exploitation of the intellectual property of companies, especially in relation to the drafting and negotiation of license contracts and other technological transfer and enhancement operations.
The Firm provides legal support in the enforcement of intellectual property rights and the protection against unfair competition.
Furthermore, BCL’s professionals have gained specific expertise in research and development contracts, both for service provision and collaboration, by providing assistance throughout all the stages of the operation: obligations of confidentiality, compliance with the experimental program, management of access rights to background and foreground, ownership of industrial property rights, royalties and commercial exploitation rights. We advise on legal aspects related to academic and institutional research projects, including EU-funded projects.