Gaetano Iorio Fiorelli

Gaetano Iorio Fiorelli is a member of the Dispute Resolution department in Baker McKenzie‘s Milan office. From February to April 2009, Mr. Iorio Fiorelli served at the Firm’s Dispute Resolution department in London under an Associate Training Program. He has been an adjunct professor of international and European law at the Bocconi University, Milan since 2005. He has also been a member of the Legal Affairs Committee of Federchimica (the Italian Federation for the Chemical Industry) since fall 2007. Mr. Iorio Fiorelli's practice is focused on dispute resolution, commercial and corporate litigation, bankruptcy law and insurance law. He has extensive experience with contract disputes, corporate litigation and arbitration.

I OVERVIEW Technology disputes in Italy involve a large and varied amount of litigation, ranging across sectors covered by traditional patents (mechanical, electronic and pharmaceutical), telecommunications and other fields that are often hotbeds of new industry technology standards that can be protected by standard-essential patents (SEPs). Such standards may, in turn, generate licensing disputes. Disputes also often occur in sectors that involve more innovative and trend-setting technologies, such as the use of algorithms, artificial intelligence…