Dott. Francesco Paolo Vatti

Country/Region of practice
About me

​Italian and EU trade mark attorney since 1996

Italian patent attorney since 1998

European patent attorney since 2015

Academic Qualifications

​Degree in industrial chemistry (University of Milan, Italy, 1989) Doctor degree in Industrial chemistry (University of Milan, 1992)

Experience & Qualifications

Technical Specialisms
  • Chemistry
  • Food technology
  • Industrial chemistry and chemical engineering
Professional Experience
  • IP valuation
  • Patent drafting
  • Patent litigation
  • Patent oppositions
  • Trade mark oppositions

FICPI Honour

  • Member of Honour

Roles in FICPI

  • CET 1 Trade Marks

    CET Group 1 deals with all issues that are related with trade mark registration, prosecution, maintenance and protection.

    The group's field of work includes national trade marks, EU trade marks and international trade marks in accordance with the Madrid Agreement and Protocol, with a special focus on the harmonisation of laws at international and national level. FICPI’s focus is to improve the legal position of brand owners and facilitate the work of trade mark practitioners.

    In addition, as the group has a high understanding of the interaction of trade marks with other IP and related rights and the importance of Internet for trade mark owners. There is a special focus on geographical indications and domain names.


  • Member
  • CET 5 Biotechnology and Pharmaceuticals

    CET Group 5 is dedicated to following, reporting and providing substantive comments and opinions on emerging issues relating to the patenting and regulatory affairs in the Biotechnology and Pharmaceutical fields. 

    In addition, CET 5 is closely following developments related to genetic resources and developing requirements for notice on their country of origin.  Prominent issues CET 5 addresses regarding patenting in these technological fields include subject matter eligibility, and in particular, the patentability of chemical/biological inventions developed using machines, computer implementation and/or artificial intelligence.  CET 5 supports FICPI in its mission to be an international leader promoting patent protection in the biotechnology and pharmaceutical arts.

  • Member
  • Italian
  • English
  • German
  • French