Licia Garotti has been head of the department of intellectual property and information technology law in Gattai, Minoli, Agostinelli & Partners since 2015. She focuses her activity on intellectual property, copyright and ICT (Information Communication Technology) matters, assisting and representing Italian and foreign clients both in transactions as well as in complex litigations concerning patents, software, trademarks, design and unfair competition, often coordinating multi-jurisdictional cases. She assists clients from different industries, including electronics, telecommunications, chemical, pharmaceutical and biotechnology, mechanical as well as the banking and finance, fashion, luxury and food sectors. Panellist and speaker at several intellectual property and ICT seminars, Ms Garotti has authored various publications in the field of patents, design and trademarks law, 3D printing and disruptive technologies, for both Italian and European legal magazines. She is member of the International Association for the Protection of Intellectual Property and of the Licensing Executives Society. She graduated in law from the University of Bologna and was admitted to the Italian Bar Association in 2001. She has been recognised by the Legal Community IP&TMT report 2017 as having ‘a deep knowledge of software and connected technical issues’ and for being ‘skilled, capable, headstrong’.