Established in 1983 the firm is counselling companies mainly in commercial and corporate law; it is a founding member of the Association of Independent European Lawyers' ("AIEL"), a network of independent law firms through Europe, specialized in commercial law. Avvocato Levi is member of AIEL and member of the board of the Italian Association for the protection of competition; member of the board of AIGLI (“International Association of Lawyers of Italian Language”) 2011-2014, vicepresident 2014-2017 and Director responsible of AIGLI official Gazette.


Born in Milan, Italy, November 16, 1948
Admitted: 1974,Milan
Education: State University of Milan (J.D., magna cum laude, 1971); New York University (Fulbright Grant and New York University Grant, M.C.J., 1972)

Practice Areas
Mergers and Acquisitions
Company Law
Private International Law
Intellectual Property

  • Italian
  • English
  • French

  • "Use and Registration of a Trademark in the USA," 1972
  • "Distinctiveness and Secondary Meaning of a Trademark," 1975
  • "Joint Ownership of the Invention," 1977
  • "Clauses of License Agreements of Patents, Know-How and Trade Marks and EEC Competition Law," 1977
  • "Trademark and EEC Laws," 1978
  • "Circulation of Trademark within Companies of Same Group," 1978
  • "Trade Mark and Dominant Position," 1979
  • "Derogations to Legal Principles of Evaluation in Balance Sheet," 1981
  • "OCSE Code on Multinational Companies," 1982
  • "Protection of Software with Particular Regard to Foreign Legal Systems," 1984
  • "The John Player Special Trademark," 1985
  • "Software and Copyright," 1986
  • "Relationship Between Products and Services", 1995
  • "Refusal to Supply, Compulsory License, 'Essential Facility' Doctrine and Monopoly Leveraging in the Antitrust Law," 1996
  • "The Case Christian Dior v Evora and the Tarnishing of the Trademark," 1999
  • "The Advertising Use of Another's Trademark Made By the Retailer and By the Repairer of Cars of a Known Manufacture ('collateral use')," 1999
  • "The Use of The E-mail for Advertising Purposes: From the 'Spamming' to the Permission Marketing," 2001
  • "The Joint Stock Company with a Sole Shareholder," 2004
On March 2010 Dossier Lombardia published an article on Studio Avvocato Levi.