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Gianluca Zanellato

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Gianluca Zanellato

Master’s degree (Laurea) in Aerospace Engineering
Italian Patent Attorney
European Patent Attorney
European Design Attorney


Languages: Italian, English


Special expertise in the field of mechanical and aerospace engineering as well as automotive, energy-related and packaging technology.

Drafting of Italian, European and international patent applications; examination procedures before the Italian Patent and Trademark Office (UIBM) and European Patent Office (EPO). Drafting of Freedom to Operate opinions (FTO).

Drafting of patentability opinions; technical opinions relating to nullity and infringement actions in Italy and abroad; expert witness to parties (CTP) in court proceedings involving a court-appointed expert witnesses (CTU) in nullity and infringement actions before the special IP sections of the Italian courts.

Professional memberships

Italian IP Attorneys Association - Patents section.
EPI (Institute of Professional Representatives before the European Patent Office)


Studied Aerospace Engineering at the Politecnico di Milano, specialising in aerospace propulsion systems.

Master’s degree (laurea) in 2004, with a thesis on formulation and characterisation of solid propellants based on aluminium and ammonium nitrate for space launchers.

Active as a patent consultant since 2005 with leading patent law firms.
Italian patent attorney and European design attorney since 2008.
European patent attorney since 2011.
Member of the examining board for the bar exam for European patent attorneys since 2014.

Joined HOFFMANN EITLE in 2015.