Having worked for over twenty years, with roles of increasing responsibility, within the Intellectual Property department of well-known multinational companies such as Tetra Pak, LyondellBasell and Snap-on, Michele has gained significant experience in all aspects of Intellectual Property, from the drafting of patent applications to the development and maintenance of patent and trademark portfolios, from the management of confidential information to litigation and negotiations.
Michele is the author of numerous publications on Intellectual Property and has lectured at various conferences and seminars. He is a member of numerous IP associations including AIDB (Association of the Italian Patent Information Users), AICIPI (Association of Patent and Trademark Attorneys in Italian Industry), EPI (European Patent Institute) and ISBQPIP (International Standards Board for Qualified Patent Information Professionals).
Michele has a degree in Materials Engineering at the University of Modena and Reggio Emilia. He has also a CERTing Advanced certification as an expert forensic engineer, specialized in Intellectual Property.
He is fluent in English and has basic knowledge of French.