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Valentina Mazza


Valentina Mazza specializes in intellectual property, unfair competition, advertising and consumer law, with a particular focus on sustainability both in contentious and non-contentious matters.

Her activity is focused on litigation and strategic advice on trademarks, design, unfair competition, copyright, trade secrets, domain names and advertising for leading national and international clients.

Valentina has extensive experience in drafting and negotiating commercial contracts, including distribution and supply agreements, licensing agreements, sponsorship and influencer agreements.

She is the author of numerous publications, regularly participates as a speaker in seminars on legal issues related to the IPT sector and is in charge of the Fashion Law course at Istituto Marangoni.

Valentina has worked on some of the first NFT projects drafting agreements among brands, artists, service providers and auction houses.

She regularly assists one of the biggest brands of sportswear worldwide in the enforcement and prosecution of its intellectual property rights in Italy and in the EU, also before the administrative authorities.

Professional QualificationsAvvocato admitted to the Milan Bar
  • Italian
  • English
  • Washington University in St. Louis, LL.M. in Intellectual Property and Technology Law
  • University of Verona, Summer School The Fashion Industry in the European Union
  • University of Trento, Law degree, summa cum laude

Prior Experience

Before joining DLA Piper, Valentina worked with leading Italian and international law firms.