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Firm Profile

Racheli was founded in 1925 and is one of the leading Intellectual Property firms in Italy. Since then it has continued to manage intellectual property matters for Italian and foreign clients.


Our firm is an IP-boutique, assisting foreign clients in all fields of commerce and technology and providing a complete range of consulting services before the Italian IPO, OHIM, WIPO and the EPO including:









The Firm’s mission is to serve its clients with the highest degree of professionalism, efficiency and cost-effectiveness in the management of their intangible assets.

We are well-staffed with experienced patent, design and trademark attorneys and paralegals and can assist clients in all fields of commerce and industry.

As regards our patent practice, we currently handle thousands of patents in all fields of inventions, and with particular experience in relation to mechanical, automotive, electronic, chemical and life-sciences technologies.

Furthermore, the firm's members are active in the international IP community and are present at the most important conferences (INTA, AIPPI, LES, AIPLA, APAA, ECTA, Marques, FICPI, etc.).

Our Team

The Firm boasts a solid professional team, in particular:


mechanical, electronic and chemical engineers with particular experience in relation to mechanical, electronic and chemical technologies, as well as industrial designs, who are patent and design attorneys admitted before the Italian PTO, the European Patent Office (EPO) and the European Community Design and Trademark Office (OHIM).

lawyers, doctors in law and foreign languages, with particular experience in the protection and enforcement of trademarks, domain names, copyrights, who are trademark and design attorneys admitted before the Italian PTO and the European Community Design and Trademark Office (OHIM).


Our paralegal support staff is fluent in English and other foreign languages and highly educated, qualified and trained.

The firm’s professional members, other than being regularly registered with their local professional associations and in particular the Italian Society of Consultants in Industrial Property, are active in the international IP community and are present at the most important conferences (INTA, AIPPI, LES, AIPLA, APAA, FICPI, ECTA, Marques, etc.).

Contacts For Foreign Clients

Contact for patent and design matters:




Italian & European Patent Attorney, Community Designs Representative

Practice areas: mechanical and electronic patent filing and prosecution, patent oppositions before the EPO and technical expert in litigation, Community designs filing and prosecution.



E-mail: a.petruzziello@racheli.it (copy:  racheli@racheli.it )


Contact for trademark matters:




Canadian Barrister & Solicitor (L.S.U.C., Ontario Bar)

Practice areas:  Italian, Community and International trademark clearance, filing, prosecution, Italian and Community trademark oppositions, Community trademark cancellation actions, copyright and designs, domain names


E-mail: m.jolicoeur@racheli.it (copy:  racheli@racheli.it )


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From Malpensa Airport, you may easily reach us by taking the Malpensa Express train leaving from Malpensa Station every 30 minutes and reaching Milano-Cadorna Train Station in about 40 minutes.

From Linate Airport, the best way to reach us is to take a taxi. The ride takes about 30 minutes.

From the Milano-Cadorna Train Station you can get to our office on foot (about ten minutes' walk), by metro (Red Line Rho or Bisceglie directions - step out at Conciliazione Station) or by taxi.


RACHELI S.r.l. CONSULENTI IN PROPRIETA' INTELLETTUALE - CONSULTANTS IN INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY - Tel. +39.02.480681 - Fax. +39.02.48008343 +39.02.48002648 - E-mail: racheli@racheli.it - Cod. Fisc. P.IVA - VAT REG. N. 09899330154

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The European Patent Attorneys of Racheli are registered with the European Patent Office and are members of the Institute of Professional Representatives before the EPO (EPI).
The Italian Patent, Design and Trademark Attorneys are registered with the Italian Patent and Trademark Office and are members of the Ordine dei Consulenti in Proprietà Industriale, the Italian Patent, Designs and Trademark Attorneys' association.
The European Trademark and Design Attorneys are registered at the Office for Harmonization in the Internal Market. They are subject to the rules of the Council Regulation on the Community Trade Mark and of the Council Regulation on the Community Design. 
The Attorneys at Law acting on behalf of Racheli as consultants are Italian and Canadian lawyers and are members of their respective bar associations.

The following professional codes of conduct apply to:
the European Patent Attorneys:
- Guidelines for practising the profession, issued by the Institute of Professional Representatives before the European Patent Office (EPI)
- Guidelines concerning disciplinary matters, issued by the Administrative Council of the European Patent Office

the Italian Patent, Design and Trademark Attorneys:
- Code of Professional Conduct of the Ordine dei Consulenti in Proprietà Industriale

the Attorneys at Law:
- Codes of Professional Conduct of the Milan and Spanish Bar Associations
- Code of Professional Conduct of the Law Society of Upper Canada
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“Racheli” and the accompanying logo are trademarks owned by Racheli S.r.l. and are protected among others by trademark applications and registrations. No use of these trademarks can be made without the express authorization of Racheli, which reserves its rights to any legal remedies against unauthorized use of its trademarks.

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This information statement is made in accordance with the Italian legal requirements provided in Art. 13 Law Decree. no. 196/2003 – Code on the Protection of Personal Data  - to all those users who interface with the information services rendered by Racheli, accessible by Internet at the URL: http://www.racheli.it
This information statement is made exclusively for this web site and not for other web sites which may be consulted by using a link contained herein.

Pursuant to the use and consultation of this web site the holder may use and process data pertaining to identified or identifiable persons. The holder in the present case is Racheli S.r.l., having its registered place of business at Viale S. Michele del Carso 4, - 20144 Milan, Italy.

The processing of data collected from users of this web site is carried out solely by personnel of Racheli normally entrusted with this task by the Holder, or by persons from time to time requested to carry out maintenance of the web site. 
No data collected from users of this web site is communicated to third parties unless in the normal course of professional services rendered by the Holder.
The personal data obtained from users are used only for the purpose of responding to requests for information from users.

The information systems and software procedures put in place for the functioning of this web site acquire, in the course of their normal operation, certain personal data the transmission of which is implicit in the use of Internet communication protocols.

This data is not collected with the purpose of being associated to identified interests, but that could, by their own nature, by means of processing or association with data held by third parties, lead to identifying the users.
This category of data will usually include IP addresses or the domain names of computers employed by users who connect themselves to the web site, the URI (Uniform Resource Identifier) addresses for the requested resources, the time of the query, the method used in submitting the query to the server, the size of the file obtained in the reply, the numerical code identifying the status of the reply given by the server (ok, error, etc.) and other parameters relating to the operating system and the IT environment of the user.
The optional, explicit and voluntary sending of e-mails to the addresses indicated on this website entails the subsequent acquisition of the address of the sender, which is necessary to reply to requests, as well as any other personal data contained in these messages.

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The personal data is handled using automated tools for the time strictly necessary to carry out the purpose for which they have been obtained
Specific security measures are observed to avoid the loss of data, illegal on incorrect use or unauthorized access. 

Persons referred to by personal data have the right to exercise at any time the rights provided in Art. 7 Law Decree no. 196/2003 and, in particular, to obtain the confirmation of the existence or not of such data and to know its content and origin, to verify its exactness or requests their completion, correction or updating, or to request their cancellation, the transformation in anonymous form or blocking of data dealt with in violation of the law, as well as to oppose themselves in any case, for legitimate reasons, to their processing or handling.

All request must be made to Racheli S.r.l.., Viale S. Michele del Carso, 4 – 20144 Milano, Italy. ( Tel: (+39) 02 480681 - Fax: (+39) 02 48008343 - E-mail: racheli@racheli.it)