Elena Martini Avvocato

Elena Martini

Elena Martini

Elena is a qualified lawyer specialising in contentious and non-contentious intellectual property (including trade mark, domain name, patent and copyright infringement and unfair competition proceedings), as well as in contentious and non-contentious information technology and commercial law.

Professional experience

  • advising leading companies in the telecommunication field in the drafting and negotiation of commercial agreements and in copyright infringement of software proceedings;
  • advising and acting for an international furniture design company in design infringement and unfair competition proceedings;
  • assisting a leading UK company in the commercialisation and broadcasting of sport contents across digital media in drafting and negotiating a number of commercial agreements including licence agreements and advertising sales agreements;
  • assisting a leading company in the liquor field in the realisation of an international prize competition;
  • advising and acting for a world leading company in the video game and interactive entertainment industry in copyright infringement, trade mark infringement and breach of contract cases;
  • advising and acting for a leading manufacturer of sports cars in trademark litigation;
  • advising and acting for leading companies in the pharmaceutical industry in multi-jurisdictional patent litigation and in drafting and negotiating research agreements and clinical study agreements;
  • advising a leading US-based company in the medical devices field in relation to commercial agreements, clinical trial agreements and consulting agreements;
  • advising and acting for a leading multinational manufacturer of athletic shoes, apparel and sports equipment in design litigation;
  • assisting a Swiss company active in the manufacturing and commercialisation of cut crystal in trade mark infringement and domain name infringement cases, including through domain grabbing and domain parking;
  • assisting a leading company in the organisation of concerts in breach of contract proceedings and in the drafting and negotiation of booking and management agreements;
  • advising and acting for a multinational company in the field of electrical and electronic consumer goods in proceedings against consumers;
  • enforcing IP rights through the European Customs seizure regime.

Education and career

  • 2010-Present: Lawyer – Founding Partner at Martini Manna law firm
  • 2010-2011: Lawyer – Associate at DLA Piper law firm, Milan (IPT Department)
  • 2008-2010: Lawyer – Associate at Trevisan & Cuonzo law firm, Milan
  • 2005-2007: Trainee at Trevisan & Cuonzo law firm, Milan
  • 2006: New Technology Law (training course), University of Milan
  • 2005: Law (degree), University of Padua
  • 2004: Law (ERASMUS programme), Universidad de Sevilla, Spain

Associations and groups

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


  • Italian
  • English
  • Spanish