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The Firm

The firm Porta & Consulenti Associati S.p.A. is a tailor-made counseling boutique operating at 360 degrees in the field of industrial property on an international level.

It was founded in 1991 by highly experienced professionals from different realities and has chosen Milan as its business location.
Thanks to the expertise of its professionals and back office staff, the firm PCA has developed over the years a deep knowledge of every aspect of industrial law applied to trade and industry, providing technical-legal advice in the field of patents, designs, trademarks, domain names and copyright.

Who We Are
It is us. You can see us, you can know us.

Who We Are    /      It is us. You can see us, you can know us.

Each of us, starting from the professionals and down to each staff member, is an expert in the field of industrial property.
Search and find out the right professional to help, support and advise you in your business project with competence and confidentiality. Different technical/law degrees, peculiar specializations, different experiences: we cover all industrial sectors and all disciplines.


The Rabbit roars

28 November 2022|

In Switzerland, a dispute between bunnies that began in 2018 has concluded. The Swiss Supreme Court, in fact, decided that the chocolate bunny sold by Lidl since years can be confused with the three-dimensional registered trademark with which Lindt protected its own famous chocolate bunny covered in gold foil with a bell around his neck. The decisive proof came from [...]

Canada – When word are useless…

25 October 2022|

We like showing you a case that illustrates that autonomous protection of the distinctive elements of your “communication” can solve difficult situations. The Coco Cola Company opposed to the registration  in Canada of the trademark  - whose Chinese characters are read Pan Pan - on the basis of the registration of and of . The American company won the opposition, [...]

Art in commercial communication

21 September 2022|

You need to pay attention when representing of famous artworks in commercial communication and in distinctive signs: in fact, a recent ruling by the Court of Florence clarifies that the image of a artwork for commercial purposes is not free but requires the payment of a consideration to the holding entity (Museum, Gallery, etc.). As indicated by the Consumer Code, [...]

Unified Patent Court and European Patent With Unitary Effect

14 June 2022|

With a high likelihood, between end-2022 and start-2023, the Unified Patent Court Agreement (hereinafter, for short, "UPCA") will enter into force and, along with it, the European patent with unitary effect and the Unified Patent Court (UPC) will become operational. With the entry into force of the UPCA, the proprietor of a granted European patent will have the opportunity to [...]

Work With Us

The firm Porta & Consulenti Associati personally and carefully takes care of the selection and training of its professionals and assistants.

You can send your curriculum vitae directly here or by post to our office:
Porta & Consulenti Associati S.p.A. – Via Vittoria Colonna 4 – 20149 Milan

The CV must contain the authorization to the processing of personal data pursuant to Regulation (EU) 2016/679.

Job Opportunities

Junior patent professional. Maximum 2-3 years of experience in the electronics sector.

Experienced Trademark assistant. Good knowledge of English.
  • Administrative department

Our Location

Porta & Consulenti Associati S.p.A.
Via Vittoria Colonna, 4
20149 Milan
Ph. +39 02 58 300 013
Fax +39 02 58 301 263