Bugnion S.p.A.

Name: Renata Righetti

Title: President

Email: rrighetti@bugnion.it


Years at Company: 30+

Sector Experience: 30+

Our team of experienced and knowledgeable professionals are committed to fulfilling every client’s needs while providing on-going support and value to their successful growth. The task force in place at Bugnion is always available to the aim of offering customized, up-to-date services. How do we meet the client’s objectives? We put ourselves in the client’s shoes and provide them with our advisors’ expertise while motivating and enhancing the company’s team because we firmly believe that value can only be attained when people are valued. We are the trusted partner supporting companies, be they well-established or on their way to success and growth. EXCELLENCE TO GROW TOGETHER

About Us

After spending over 40 years in business, Bugnion S.p.A. ranks among the leading Italian and foreign industrial property consulting companies.

With its office network based throughout Italy, Bugnion enjoys remarkable international visibility and is a major player in the European set.

Thanks to an established tailor-made approach, Bugnion attorneys can effectively identify, protect and enhance ideas, while transforming them into key drivers of a corporate’s asset, besides helping clients achieve a competitive edge in the global market.

Throughout its long-standing activity Bugnion has grown and expanded up to becoming one of the foremost Italian and European partners in the market of industrial property.

Currently totalling more than 200 staff, Bugnion’s network includes 12 offices in Italy, head offices being based in Milan, Bologna, Florence and Rome, and branch offices in the chief strategic European cities of industrial property (Alicante – Spain, Munich – Germany).

With a pool of over 60 qualified attorneys, Bugnion handles 4,000 clients in Italy and all over the world, 25,000 patents and 45,000 trademarks, which has the company rank among  the top three Italian and European attorneys and the top twenty CTM filers in Europe.

Sustained by a legal, technical, scientific and linguistic background and a wide-ranging professional expertise both nationwide and worldwide, Bugnion professionals are certified attorneys before the appropriate Italian (UIBM, SIAE) and European offices (OHIM, WIPO, EPO).

Professionals’ skills are the outcome of in-house training aimed to junior associates and of on-going up-dating programmes addressing senior associates and partners.

Bugnion is a member of the foremost qualified associations dealing with industrial and intellectual property worldwide: INTA, AIPPI, ECTA, Marques, PTMG, AIPLA, APAA.

Core Business

The primary goal resides in creating and managing a portfolio of Intellectual and Industrial Property rights: trademarks, patents, models, designs, copyright, know-how, domain names, plant varieties. Appropriately protected and valued, such exclusive rights, valuable intangible assets, generate new resources and help achieve major market shares.


  • preliminary check up
  • searches and preliminary advice
  • regulating the relationship between concerned parties



  • registration strategies
  • setup, filing and territorial extension
  • prosecution



  • oppositions
  • watching service
  • enforcement
  • legal and contractual advice
  • renewal and yearly fees
  • customs surveillance
  • trade investigations
  • reassignment procedures



  • setup and handling of database
  • access to and online reference of client’s IP rights
  • training and tutoring, also at client’s head office
  • continued supervision and revision of portfolio
  • budget estimate



Committed to ensuring integrated services and thorough consultancy, Bugnion’s team of professionals and consultants partner with companies, associations and bodies. Relying on cutting-edge technologies, the implementation of most effective strategies, great specialization alongside integrated expertise result into wide-ranging advice across all domains of industrial and intellectual property rights as well as of science, technique and art.


  • judicial
  • out of court
  • industrial and intellectual property law
  • competition law
  • advertising law
  • commercial law
  • corporations law 



  • market penetration strategies
  • sales network (distribution)
  • point of sale network (retail)
  • partnership strategies
  • specialized focus on single countries



  • application for innovation-focused funding
  • brand naming
  • systematic innovation (TRIZ)



  • estimation of economic value and assessment
  • licensing and assignment of rights
  • due diligence
  • technology transfer
  • licensing and merchandising
  • sponsoring
  • brand intelligence



  • web watch
  • registration of domain names
  • surveillance of domain names
  • reassignment procedure and negotiation aimed at the acquisition of domain names


Company Stats

Address 1: Viale Lancetti 17

Address 2:

City: Milan



ZIP: 20158

Country: Italy

Telephone: +39 02693031

Fax: +39 0269303501

Years in Business: Over 40

Employees: around 200

Stay Connected


  • • Patents and Utility Models

  • • Trademarks, Designs and Models

  • • Internet and Domain Names

  • • Software and copyright

  • • Assessment and Financing

  • • Industrial and Intellectual Property