Energy & Infrastructure, Innovation & Technology, Life Sciences & Healthcare, Private Equity, Venture Capital & Start-Ups
Valentina joined L&B Partners Avvocati Associati in 2020, as Partner and head of the IP & Technology and Competition, Communication and Advertising Departments.
She has extensive experience in the management of complex cases for Italian and international clients, both regarding litigation and out-of-court cases, in the field of industrial and intellectual property (with particular focus on patents in all sectors, know-how, trademarks, design, copyright), unfair competition, unfair commercial practises, misleading and comparative advertising, civil and commercial law, in a large variety of sectors.
In particular, in out-of-court proceedings, she regularly assists clients in the ordinary management of their business activities, as well as in extraordinary transactions that involve IP rights (also in private equity and venture capital contexts) and in all phases of the technology transfer process of knowledge and innovations from research to the market, also through the creation of start-ups, spin-offs or strategic alliances, drafting and negotiating all relevant agreements.
In litigation contexts, she has extensive experience in complex and high-profile proceedings, even across multiple jurisdictions, before the Italian judicial authorities, industry authorities and in arbitration sessions.
Before joining L&B Partners Avvocati Associati, she worked for several years at leading Italian and international law firms (Vanzetti e Associati, Lombardi e Associati, BonelliErede).
“I worked with Valentina Bonomo, who proved to be very helpful and prepared, handled the relationship with the other party with great professionalism, fixing the fundamental points of negotiation.”
(The Legal 500)
Adjunct Professor, Industrial Law and Company & Business Law, Bocconi University, Milan (since 2010)
Visiting Scholar, Centre for Commercial Law Studies, Queen Mary University, London (UK) (2016-2017)
PhD in Business Law, Bocconi University, Milan (2015)
Visiting Scholar, Centre for IT & IP Law, KU Leuven University (Belgium) (2013-2014)
Admitted to the Bar (2010)
Adjunct Professor, Copyright, Master in Entertainment Management, School of Business Management, Bocconi University, Milan (2008-2010)
Law Degree, Bocconi University, Milan (cum laude, 2007)