In many instances, De Simone & Partners considers preventive/out-of-court actions as effective in order to quickly solve disputes, thus avoiding the time, costs and risks usually associated with actions brought before the Courts. 

De Simone & Partners’ extra-judicial practice covers the following activities:

  • negotiation and drafting of settlement agreements (e.g. co-existence agreements)  
  • warnings, complaints, statements and expert reports
  • civil mediation
  • opinions on infringement and interference
  • infringement of IP rights on the internet (e.g. through e-commerce platforms)
  • consultancy on anti-counterfeiting and anti-cybersquatting matters
  • consultancy on the management of digital rights, on-line distribution of products, protection on the internet of audio and video files and production agreements (including completion bond agreements)