Vittorio Cerulli Irelli


Vittorio is a partner at Trevisan & Cuonzo and an expert litigator. With over 15 years courtroom experience, Vittorio has successfully represented companies of all sizes before the Italian and European Union courts and agencies in a broad range of high-profile cases. He handled multiple, extensive, multi-jurisdictional patent and trade secret litigations in the areas of telecommunications, electronics, semiconductors, software, medical devices, chemical processes and mechanics. A specific focus of Vittorio’s practice is litigating standard essential patents (SEPs), where he acted for Korean, Japanese, U.S., French and Chinese clients in numerous cases setting leading precedents on substance and case management. Vittorio holds a PhD from the University of London, has published extensively on a broad range of issues and has repeatedly given expert opinions on Italian law for foreign courts.