_01_partner-09_noemi_parrotta_1024

Noemi Parrotta

Partner

T +39 055263381

F +39 0552633800

noemi.parrotta@spheriens.com

Education

University of California, Berkeley School of Law, LL.M., Law & Technology Program

Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore di Milano, Juris Doctor, summa cum laude

Qualifications

Member of both the Italian Bar and the New York Bar, admitted to practice before the Italian Supreme Court and the other Superior Courts

Languages

English

Noemi Parrotta

Partner

Noemi handles mainly civil litigation, extrajudicial matters and administrative proceedings, both domestically and internationally. She has gained extensive experience in litigation before the General Court and the Court of Justice of the European Union, as well as in proceedings before the EUIPO (European Intellectual Property Office). Noemi also has extensive experience in advising clients on domestic and cross-border contractual and strategic operations related to intellectual property.

Noemi joined Siblegal, now Spheriens, in 2010 and became partner in 2017. Previously, she worked, from 2007 to 2009, for the Milan offices of the law firm Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP and, from 2003 to 2007, for the law firm Avv. Prof. Adriano Vanzetti e Associati of Milan.

Noemi regularly holds lessons at the Master course in Luxury Goods Management – EMLUX organized by the Università Cattolica of Milan and has contributed since 2003 to the Italian IP law review Giurisprudenza annotata di diritto industriale. Noemi serves also as a chair of the EU Subcommittee of the International Amicus Committee of INTA (International Trademark Association), and is a member of the Famous & Well Known Marks Team of MARQUES (Association of European Trade Mark Owners) and of ECTA (European Communities Trade Mark Association).

Publications

“INTA explains need for morality rethink in ‘Covidiot’ EUTM case”, Managing Intellectual Property, 14 July 2022;

“Getting the Deal Through – Trademarks 2021 Questionnaire”, 2021;

“Getting the Deal Through – Trademarks 2020 Questionnaire”, 2020;

“Community trademarks and prior naming rights: the Elio Fiorucci case”, Entertainment Law Review, 1/2012.

Speeches

Celebration of the 10th anniversary of the Court of Intellectual Property in Portugal, ICC, Lisbon, 28 June 2022;

“INTA’s Role as Friend of the Court—Review of Amicus Briefs Filed Since 2020”, INTA Annual Meeting, Washington D.C., 30 April 2022;

“Après l’arrêt Nintendo/Bigben – quelle stratégie en cas de contrefaçon au sein de l’UE ? Focus sur les conséquences d’un acte de contrefaçon en Espagne et en Italie”, Apram, Paris, 12 December 2018;

“Inter partes mock trial regarding Online IP infringement”, ECTA Annual Conference, Athens, 15 June 2018;

“What is parody?”, INTA Annual Meeting, San Diego, 5 May 2015.