IPlens Team

Team Coordinator:

Professor Gustavo Ghidini, Emeritus professor of IP and Competition law at the University of Milan, teacher of IP and Competition law at LUISS – Guido Carli University in Rome, and Director of the Observatory on Industrial Property, Competition and Communication (OPICC – LUISSDream) – Luiss Guido Carli University


Francesco Banterle, is senior associate at Hogan Lovells Milan. He was formerly legal counsel in a multinational company, based in Switzerland, and holds a PhD in IP law from the University of Milan, where he is adjunct professor of Managing and Evaluating Intellectual Property. More details here.

Jacopo Ciani is an associate at Tavella – Studio di Avvocati, Milan, holds a PhD in IP law at the University of Milan and currently is researcher at the University of Turin. To read more about him, see here.

Riccardo Perotti is a partner at Spheriens and holds a PhD in IP law from the University of Milan. More details here.

Sara Caselli is an IP Lawyer at Giudici Law Firm, Milan, and has a PhD in Intellectual Property at the University of Parma. More details here.

Maria Luigia Franceschelli is an IP senior associate at Hogan Lovells Milan office and holds a PhD in IP law from the University of Milan. More details here.

Gianluca Campus is a senior in-house counsel and qualified lawyer specialized in intellectual property, technology and telecommunications laws. He has a PhD in IP Law and is Fellow of the University of Milan. He is Member of the Editorial Board of the Media Law Review. More details here. Views expressed are solely those of the author in his private capacity.

Alina Trapova is completing her doctoral studies at Bocconi University. She has previously worked at the EUIPO’s Boards of Appeal and holds an LLM in IP law from Queen Mary University of London. More details here.

Giovanni Trabucco is a PhD student at Bocconi University, doing research on AI & Patent Law, and an associate in the IP department of Hogan Lovells Milan. More details here.