Andrea has significant experience in international business law, intellectual and industrial property and information technology law with particular reference to contracts for the exploitation of intellectual and industrial property rights relating to brands, content, software and hardware. He heads Osborne Clarke Italy’s Digital Business sector.
Before joining Osborne Clarke, Andrea worked in the UK as in-house counsel for the Legal & Business Affairs team of two of the leading players in the field of interactive entertainment software (‘video games’) development and sale, Activision Blizzard and Take Two Interactive Software, having previously worked with a series of law firms in Italy. Since 2011 Andrea has worked with Queen Mary University in London as a Visiting Lecturer as part of the ‘Interactive Entertainment Law’ course.
Andrea is dual qualified in Italy and the UK and holds a law degree (cum laude) from the University of Bologna, an LL.M. In intellectual property law from Queen Mary University, London and a post-graduate degree in EU Competition law from King’s College, London.