Claudio Bottero
Tel: +39 02 583 000 13
Fax: +39 02 583 012 63

Partner and Member of the Board of Directors of PCA

Italian and European Patent Attorney

Academic Education

Graduated in Chemical Engineering at Politecnico di Torino in 1986, with a specialization in chemical organic processing.

Professional Qualifications

Italian Patent and Trademark Agent since 1990.
European Patent Attorney since 1992.
European Trademark and Design Attorney since 1996.
San Marino Patent Agent since 2000.

European Patent Litigator.

Fields of activity

He has been working in the field of Intellectual Property since 1987 and joined PCA in 1993.

He professionally advises clients in various aspects of Intellectual Property Law with a particular focus on patents and designs, including drafting, filing and prosecuting patent and design applications in Italy and worldwide. He also deals with patent and design searches. In addition, he handles validity/infringement and patentability opinions. He also developed a strong experience in dealing with oppositions before the EPO and with litigations before the Italian Courts both as Technical Expert of one of the parties and as Technical Expert on the Judge request.

Technical areas

Biotechnology, Chemistry, Pharmaceutical Chemistry, Chemical engineering, Mechanics, Optics.

Other professional activities

Tutor in training courses aimed to obtain the qualification of Italian Patent Agent and European Patent Attorney, organised by the company Convey, based in Turin, since 1999.

Member of the study group on the Court Technical Expertise of the Italian Industrial Property Consultants Institute since 2019.

Author of: “Claims interpretation in Italy”, Patent World magazine, October 2001.


Member of AIPPI since 1992.

Member of Collegio Italiano dei Consulenti in Proprietà Industriale (Italian College of Industrial Property Consultants) and FICPI since 2000.


Italian (mother tongue), English, Spanish.

Good knowledge of French in patent matters.