Alessandro Ferrari is a Partner in the Intellectual Property and Technology practice group and is also head of the Technology sector in Italy.

Alessandro Ferrari mainly focuses on technologies and media, advising clients both on transactional and advisory matters.

As for transactional work, his capabilities include drafting and negotiating complex, strategic and cross border business process outsourcing agreements and other commercial, IT and IP contracts across multiple industries and geographies (e.g. systems integration, ERP and CRM implementations, joint venture operations, offshoring, digital transformation and cloud transformation projects, infrastructural outsourcing agreements, Saas and other “as a service” agreements, software and hardware licenses, professional services agreements, reseller arrangements, technology transfer and license agreements, agency and distribution agreements - including selective distribution - franchising, procurement and manufacturing agreements, logistics services agreements, bandwidth capacity agreements, content and film production agreements, influencers agreements, patent, know-how, trademark and copyright licenses, etc.). His expertise includes advising on all aspects of the sourcing / procurement process, including developing the deal structure, negotiating and assisting clients in the implementation strategies, governance and performance management regimes. He is also highly knowledgeable in the financial and insurance sector regulations relating to outsourcing and cloud-sourcing. Furthermore, Alessandro assists IT solution providers participating in public tenders.

As for advisory work, Alessandro regularly advises clients on technology-related matters, such as e-commerce / consumer law, data protection and cyber-security, media (including from a regulatory stand point and liaising with the authorities, AGCOM and MISE), product liability, Artificial Intelligence and automation, open source, Internet of Things, Fintech/ Insurtech regulations, e-Signatures and e-Payments, Blockchain, e-Sports and e-Cigs.