Vittorio Franzese

Vittorio Franzese consults companies seeking legal action against infringers, advising on issues of law and enforcement, conducting evidence gathering and helping them through the Chinese legal system.

Vittorio Franzese is experienced in providing intellectual property counselling, with particular attention to trademark, design and brand protection. He advises global clients, particularly in the fashion and automobile industry, but also for many western consumer product manufacturers, on their Chinese trademark and design patents portfolio, brand protection strategies, and anti-counterfeiting campaigns.

Vittorio is part of a business intelligence team which pursues evidence of counterfeiting operations, and is regularly involved with trademark prosecution and opposition proceedings, infringement and enforcement matters, and complex disputes involving patents and trademarks. He leads anti-counterfeiting actions on important Chinese e-commerce internet surveys all over China. He also has experience in advising on copyright and trade secret/know-how issues.

In china, where intellectual property disputes routinely involve multiple cultures, Vittorio navigates international borders, and creates confidence in his clients. He represents US and European clients in confronting the myriad cross-cultural challenges – legal, commercial, political – that threaten patent and trademark assets.