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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.


Libya update – Trademarks

7 June 2023|

Since November 2022, the Libyan Trademark Office had stopped processing the files and accepting new applications of foreign Applicants, limiting itself to managing cases in which the Applicant was Libyan. Since 28 May 2023 it has resumed accepting new applications and processing cases that were already pending with a foreign applicant.

Unified Patent Court and European Patent with Unitary Effect

27 February 2023|

On February 17, 2023 Germany has formally ratified the UPC Agreement (UPCA), thus finally allowing the Agreement and the related  European Patent with Unitary Effect to enter into force on 1 June 2023. With the entry into force of the UPCA, the proprietor of a granted European patent will have the opportunity to file a “request for unitary effect” at [...]

Reward to employee for patents

27 December 2022|

The Italian Supreme Court confirmed that an employee who developed an invention, without this falling within his specific duties, is entitled to a fair reward even if the patent was transferred by his company to third parties, afterwards. In fact, the company still made a profit from the invention. Furthermore, the Cassation confirmed that, if the company and the employee [...]

ITALY – important news

9 December 2022|

December 29, 2022 is the date of entry into force of the regulation which allows for the presentation of trademark nullity or forfeiture actions  before the Trademark Office (UIBM). It will always be possible to act in Court, as it has been up to now, but it is expected that the new administrative procedure - if it proves to be [...]

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