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

Alessandro has vast experience in IT / IP / media contentious and non-contentious matters. With regards to non-contentious matters, Alessandro's capabilities include drafting and negotiating business process outsourcing and other IT contracts (eg infrastructural outsourcing agreements, Saas agreements, software and hardware licenses, professional services agreements, reseller arrangements) particularly within the financial services and insurance industries (both from the supplier and the customer perspective).

Alessandro also regularly advises on patent, trademark and know-how licences, as well as other commercial contracts (eg agency and distribution agreements). He also has extensive experience in media related matters, both from a transactional (channel / LCN sale and purchase agreements, advertising sales agreements, channel licenses, online content distribution agreements, bandwidth capacity agreements) and regulatory standpoint, regularly liaising with the relevant authorities (eg AGCOM).

He has experience in urgent proceedings for injunctions, seizures and search/description orders for collection of evidence in cases concerning infringement of patents, trademarks, designs, copyright, including software and databases.

Alessandro also assists clients in devising their antipiracy and anti-counterfeit strategies (particularly in the software industry).