Giancarlo Notaro received his degree in Aeronautical Engineering from the Turin Technical University in 1977. He began his career in the area of intellectual property after a short experience in the heavy vehicle industry and has been in private practice since 1977. His experience includes periods of residence with leading US firms specializing in intellectual property law and covers litigation, prosecution and client counseling. His main areas of expertise are mechanical, automotive and aeronautical engineering, agricultural machines, microtechnologies, optics, nuclear technology and industrial plant automation. He also has a long experience in the protection of industrial designs.
Admitted to practice before the Italian Patent and Trademark Office, the European Patent Office as well as the EUIPO (European Union Intellectual Property Office) and a member of AIPPI and FICPI, Mr. Notaro is fluent in English, with knowledge of German, French, and Spanish.