Luigi Manna

Luigi is a qualified lawyer with a wide expertise in a vast range of IP contentious and non-contentious matters, as well as in commercial and privacy matters, with a particular focus on IT.

Professional experience

  • assisting a renowned UK designer and manufacturer of baby feeding products in a transnational design litigation;
  • representing a leading US manufacturer of high-end tools and equipment in a patent litigation;
  • representing a leading consumer electronics company in a custom seizures and patent enforcement programme;
  • representing a prominent lighting systems manufacturer in a court litigation on spare parts designs;
  • assisting several leading car components manufacturers in trademark litigations against parallel importers;
  • advising a leading national online publisher of court auctions on the protection of database rights;
  • advising a national TLC company on commercial matters, privacy compliance and ISPs liability;
  • representing numerous leading international software houses in developing and implementing an anti-piracy enforcement programme;
  • advising a prominent manufacturer of special glasses and solar systems on trademark enforcement and advertising law;
  • advising some of the most representative IT companies on privacy compliance and licence agreements;
  • assisting a renowned pet and pet food retailer for the set-up of the company’s Italian website (community rules, privacy policy, disclaimer, etc.);
  • representing a prominent set-top box manufacturer in a tax and customs dispute.

Education and career

  • 2013-Present: Lawyer – founding partner at Martini Manna
  • 2007-2013: Lawyer – partner at LGV Avvocati, Milan
  • 2000-2007: Associate – Trevisan & Cuonzo, Milan
  • 2000: Law (degree), University of Pavia, Italy
  • 1999-2000: Law (Erasmus programme), Trinity College, Dublin (EIRE)

Associations and groups

  • Member of AIPPI – International Association for the Protection of Intellectual Property


  • Italian
  • English

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