Mariella is primarily focused on international business development.
She has been a frequent speaker at international events and workshops on a variety of IP issues, including Artificial Intelligence, Internet of Things and Standard Essential Patents in China, South Korea, Russia, the United States and Italy. She has also authored several articles on IP matters from a European law perspective and comparative law, including the role of IP as a key to internationalization for start-ups and SMEs and the increased value of IP in open innovation environments, know-how protection, and doctrine of equivalence.
Mariella supports Berggren´s legal team on various matters involving agreements relating to IP, including technology transfer agreements. In addition, she is also actively involved in supporting the legal team on Free and Open Source Software compliance programs.
Prior to joining Berggren, she worked as an IP attorney-at-law for over 15 years, handling all aspects of intellectual property created through innovation, from initial R&D to worldwide commercialization, including the negotiation and drafting of international agreements, IP policies and litigation.
International Business Development, IP strategy, Client management.
Mariella is fluent in Italian, English and Russian