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Università degli Studi di Parma, Juris Doctor
Università degli Studi di Torino and WIPO (World Intellectual Property Organization), LL.M., Intellectual Property
Università Commerciale Luigi Bocconi, Master of Science in Economics and Management in Arts, Culture, Media and Entertainment, summa cum laude
Member of the Italian Bar
Giacomo handles mainly extrajudicial matters and has extensive experience in the protection of intellectual property rights on the Internet. He assists clients in domain name dispute resolutions and in protecting their intangible assets on all digital platforms. Giacomo also manages anticounterfeiting programs, both domestically and internationally, and handles administrative proceedings before the Italian PTO (Patent and Trademark Office).
Giacomo has worked for Siblegal, now Spheriens, since its foundation in 2009 and became a partner of the firm in 2017. From 2006 to 2008, he worked for the consulting firm SIB (Società Italiana Brevetti), in the legal department headed by Pier Luigi Roncaglia. In the summer of 2007, he was a visiting lawyer at the Washington offices of Arent Fox.
Giacomo regularly holds lessons at the Master course in Luxury Goods Management – EMLUX organized by the Università Cattolica of Milan . He serves also as chair of the Programming Subcommittee of the Brands for a Better Society of INTA (International Trademark Association).
“3D Printing: Key Legal Issues and Options for Change” (coauthor), INTA, 2017.
“Protection of the distinctive signs: the challenges of the business enterprises between start-up and internationalization”, Confindustria Moda, November 28, 2022;
“Thinking and Investing Through ESG Lenses: ESG and Investment Decision-Making for Brands and Stakeholders”, Inta Leadership Meeting, Miami, November 17, 2022;
“Creation in the Fashion: between copyright and design”, Confindustria Moda, January 19, 2022;
“Influencer Marketing”, in “Digital Communication and IP rights”, Indicam, November 22, 2021;
“The protection of shapes in the restaurant business” in “IP & Food: what to protect and how to enforce IP rights in the food sector”, Indicam, July 6, 2021;
“IP in Africa”, Confindustria Moda, June 30, 2021;
“Reputational risk online and cultural appropriation”, “Protection and development of IP in the fashion industry”, Italian Patent and Trademark Office and Confindustria Moda, October 22, 2020;
“Influencer and IP – Developments and strategies”, Assocalzaturifici, Milano, February 18, 2020;
“Influencer marketing: how to handle reputational risk on social media ”, Confindustria Moda, Milano, November 6, 2019;
“Social media: gestione delle problematiche legali per brand e creativi”, Talent Garden, Brescia, November 13, 2018;
“Social media tra studio legale e agenzia”, “Moda e comunicazione sul web: rischi e opportunità”, Confindustria Moda, Milan, June 6, 2018;
“Design Clearance in 2018: Where? Who? Why? And Most Important, How?” (moderator) and “3D Printing: Just Because I Can, Should I?” (moderator), “2018 INTA Designs Conference: The Power of Design”, London, 26-27 February 2018;
“Moda e proprietà intellettuale – I diritti di proprietà intellettuale dalla creazione del prodotto fino al retail”, Sistema Moda Italia, Milan, 15 February 2017;
“Social Media: opportunità, best practice, e questioni legali”, Sistema Moda Italia, Milan, 27 November 2013.