Silvia Valenza

Notarbartolo & Gervasi, Florence
Legal assistance
Searches and opinions
Strategic consulting


  • Master’s degree in chemistry, University of Florence
  • Ph.D. in chemical sciences, University of Florence
  • Course on Industrial Property – Patents, Polytechnic University of Milan


  • Industrial Property Attorney, Patents section
  • European Patent Attorney
  • European Design Attorney
  • Registered representative, Unified Patent Court


  • Italian Institute of Industrial Property Attorneys
  • European Patent Institute (EPI)



Since her initial period of work activity for an important pharmaceutical company, first as laboratory chemist and then as document researcher, Silvia has gained experience in patent databases search in order to monitor competitors’ activity and for patenting in the pharmaceutical field.

Since 2008, Silvia's professional activity has continued at Notarbartolo & Gervasi with responsibility for drafting patentability and freedom to operate opinions, filing and prosecution of patent applications and management of clients’ patent portfolios in various chemistry and biotechnology fields. Silvia has also provided court-appointed technical expertise on chemical patents, holds basic courses on industrial property and has been a speaker at conferences and seminars.

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