IPeritif is back in Shanghai, March 14th


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The China-Italy Chamber of Commerce (CICC) and its Intellectual Property Working Group (IPWG) are glad to invite you to the first IPeritif of 2024!

It will be the first of a networking events series in Shanghai and it will be held at the Italian Restaurant, PASTIFICIO MOMÉNTI on Thursday, March 14th, from 6:30 to 8:00 pm.

Register now for an evening of insight, networking and delicious Italian food!


Why attend?

Don’t miss the opportunity to explore the key Intellectual Property (IP) facts of 2023 and gain insights into the sector's prospects for the coming year.

The IPeritif it's a platform to connect, learn, and foresee the evolving landscape of intellectual property. With speakers representing key sectors and sharing their rich experience, attendees can have practical insights into the challenges and opportunities that lie ahead.


IP Session highlights:

Carlo Geremia, IPWG Vice-coordinator and Senior Counsel of ADVANT Nctm in Shanghai,will set the stage by presenting a concise overview of the IPWG's significant activities over the past two years.

An IP Discussion will follow by Simona Inchigalo, aerospace engineer and partner at Bugnion Spa. It will explore the European Unitary Patent and the newly launched Unitary Patent Court, unraveling the implications for the global IP landscape.

Elle H, China Legal Director at Prada Group, will share through the lens of personal experiences the challenges faced by the IP and fashion world in the past year.

The discussion will be moderate by Fabio Giacopello, senior partner at HFG LAW & IP and Coordinator if the IPWG, that also will introduce the program for the next 2-years term just started.




Simona Inchingalo

Aerospace Engineer and Partner at BUNIONG SPA



Aerospace Engineering graduated at Polytechnic University of Milan, Simona Inchingalo is partner at BUGNION Spa, a major European IP firm. She is in charge of managing the patent and design portfolios of Italian and international clients and since 2015 she has been the head of the Validation Department. Simona is also Qualified Litigator for the upcoming Unified Patent Court.



Carlo Geremia

IPWG Vice-coordinator and Senior Counsel of ADVANT Nctm in Shanghai



Carlo Geremia is a Counsel of ADVANT Nctm in Shanghai. His practice focused on cross-border investments, corporate, commercial, and regulatory matters between China and Italy. He has an extensive experience in cross-border mergers and acquisitions, joint venture, greenfield projects IP and regulatory compliance matters in relation to a variety of industries.  Carlo Geremia is one of the few Italian arbitrators of the Shanghai Arbitration Commission. He has managed many corporate transactions in China. Carlo has also a solid and proved experience in advising and assisting primary international and Chinese groups in Italy.



Fabio Giacopello

IPWG Coordinator and Senior Partner of HFG Law & Intellectual Property in Shanghai



Fabio Giacopello is widely recognized as one of the leading IP experts in China.  Fabio has considerable experience in trademark portfolio management, trademark litigation and enforcement, anti-counterfeiting, technology transfer, patent and trade secret litigation, arbitration, commercial and corporate transactions. Fabio counts Armani, Ferrari, Fabbri, GEOX, Moncler, MaxMara, Prada, Pirelli, LVMH, Lanvin and others among his clients.



Elle H.

China Legal Director at PRADA GROUP




  • Date: Thursday, March 14th, 2024
  • Time: from 6:30 to 8:00 pm (Beijing Time)
  • Address: No.237 Changshou Road, Shanghai | 上海市长寿路237号



18.30 – 18.40 IPWG Presentation.

  • Carlo Geremia, IPWG Vice-coordinator and Senior Counsel of ADVANT Nctm in Shanghai.


18:40–19.30 IP Discussion.

Moderator: Fabio Giacopello, IPWG Coordinator and Senior Partner of HFG Law & Intellectual Property in Shanghai.


  • Recent Updated on European Unitary Patent and Unitary Patent Court just launched in Milan.

Simona Inchingalo, Aerospace Engineer and Partner at BUNIONG SPA.


Trends and Updates from the “legal” fashion world.

Elle H., China Legal Director at PRADA GROUP.


19:30-20:00 Cocktail Networking





About Intellectual Property Working Group (IPWG)

The IPWG is a business group established within the China-Italy Chamber of Commerce, gathering members from a wealth of inter-connected industries across fashion, luxury, F&B, consumer goods, engineering, R&D, university, legal & IP services.

IPWG participants are CICC members willing to join discussions about: IP law & policy, IP protection & enforcement, IP commercialization, science & technology, tech-transfer, R&D, from an academic, industry or consulting position. Cross-IP experts are welcomed, from branding& advertising, finance, banking, privacy, among others.



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