Paolo Banfi

Paolo Banfi



Paolo Banfi graduated with high distinction in Medicinal Chemistry from the University of Milan. He joined B&M in 1996 after several years in biochemical research, quickly gaining in-depth knowhow across all aspects of the industrial property sector.

He primarily works in drafting, filing and prosecuting Italian and foreign patent applications; patentability and FTO searches; patentability and non-infringement opinions; opposition and appeals before the European Patent Office; patent litigation as a court-appointed technical expert or as a party technical expert.

For several years he taught a preparatory course for patent consultants and is currently a lecturer in the Industrial Property Management course at the University of Milan. Paolo also conducts workshops for B&M clients.


Italian Patent Attorney, member of the Italian Industrial Property Consultants Institute
European Patent Attorney, registered with the EPI (European Patent Institute)
European consultant in designs and models, registered with EUIPO

He holds the Patent Litigation Certificate to represent clients at the future Unified Patent Court (UPC).


Italian (native speaker)