National &
Corporate Law

A profound knowledge of EU and international law is necessary for developing a winning internationalisation strategy.

BMV specializes in the following legal areas:

  • Company law, M&A

    BMV assists clients in all the phases of M&A transactions thanks to its multidisciplinary team of specialized professionals. We assist buyers and sellers of specialized services from the pre-acquisition phase all the way through the closing and the post-acquisition phase. In the pre-acquisition phase, we provide legal and commercial due diligence services, negotiation of letter of intent and offer to purchase, negotiation of share purchase – stock purchase, and ancillary agreements. In the post-acquisition phase, we provide services such as audit of the purchased company, monitoring of the performances and of the integration plan, forensics of representations and warranties made by the sellers, assistance in any eventual claim, and price adjustments negotiation. In addition, BMV has a vast experience in M&A project management which helps to ensure project success.
  • Business contracts

    Business contracts with a particular focus on agency and distribution, joint venture commercial agreements, and contracts of leasing, factoring, and franchise.
  • Business litigation

  • Labour Law

    Legal advice concerning Italian labour laws and assistance in dealing with social security regulations, fixed-term employment regulations, and applicability of National Labor Agreements..
  • Administrative law

    Legal advice and assistance in the field of administrative law (authorisations, visas, permits, licenses, etc.);

& Law

The innovation process involves research and development, technological forecasting, rationalisation, and reorganisation activities. Therefore, it requires professional support from a legal, economic, and technical standpoint.

  • Protection of innovation

    Technological innovation is a strategic and economic resource whose protection is often a complex process. The presence of strong operators, the not-entirely-regulated competition in major emerging economies, the intangible essence of the products, and the ease with which technological assets can be reproduced or copied are the main obstacles to the protection of the property rights of companies whose success lies in their innovation. Thanks to our expertise in legal matters concerning science and business, and to our strong partnerships with consulting firms specialised in innovation, research institutes and universities, we are the ideal partner for key players who need to protect and enhance products, ideas, services, and innovative solutions. BMV provides the following specialized services:
    • Identification and adoption of intellectual and industrial property strategies; Protection and enhancement of intellectual property;
    • Legal advice on trademark and patent registration and protection, protection of design and know-how;
    • Exploitation of knowledge and technology transfer activities, with a special focus on key areas such as mechanics, mechatronics, new materials, aerospace and space research, HLS, robotics, and energy efficiency;
    • Protection of intellectual and industrial property both at contractual and litigation management levels.

    BMV is the ideal partner for pharmaceutical and biotech companies entering new markets, developing new products, and facing complex business challenges. Our areas of expertise include negotiation of agreements for clinical trials, intellectual property protection, technology transfer, problem solving and business development.

  • Life Science

    The rapid growth of new production models, in addition to the success of completely innovative technological sectors, has opened the door to unforeseen business opportunities that represent the business areas of the future. To seize them in an industry where timing plays a significant role, companies must be able to move quickly and make choices in a complex and controversial environment.

    BMV offers integrated consultancy to the operators of the pharmaceutical industry regarding drugs, medical devices, applications, food supplements and veterinary drugs. Our expertise in the regulatory field allows for the analysis and/or drafting of contracts with CROs, distribution contracts, licenses, sponsorships, drafting of organizational and control models ex. D.lvo. 231/2001, as well as the participation as members of Supervisory Boards. Our knowledge extends not only to industry regulations but also to the Codes of Ethics of Farmindustria and Confindustria Dispositivi Medici.

    BMV helps companies to work with the government on technology transfer projects thanks to an active collaboration with Attorney Kate Duffy Mazan and the Clinical Technology Transfer Group (CTTG), whose attorneys assist companies in negotiating cooperative research and development agreements (CRADAs), clinical trial agreements (CTAs) and licensing agreements with the federal government of the United States.
  • Technological Transfer

    Within the field of technological transfer, BMV provides the following services:
    • Patent portfolio analysis and due diligence;
    • Management of technological expertise and assets;
    • Technological Forecasting - evaluation, positioning and assessment of the duration and the technological development of a product in a given country - including the transfer of inventions and their applications;
    • Exploitation of resources and of the value of knowledge;
    • Identification of opportunities for innovation that exist at national and international level;
    • Development and fulfilment of projects, search for sources of financing and technology partnerships;
    • Creation of Technology Transfer Offices (TTO) in the private and public sector.

  • Internet and ICT

    The BMV team, constituted to deal with the critical issues arising from the confrontation between new technologies and the different areas of law, economy, and society, offers a multidisciplinary and professional approach in:
    • Regulatory profiles;
    • Protection of intellectual property;
    • Contracts about informatics and scientific-industrial co-operation;
    • E-commerce;
    • Privacy and data protection;
    • Domain name disputes.

  • Cyber law & Robo law

    BMV assists companies in dealing successfully with regulatory issues, law compliance and responsibilities deriving from the use of robots, and legal compliance concerning the need to protect data security and privacy. In particular, BMV deals with:
    • Activities aimed at defining the best legal protection methods toward third parties, while using robotics and cyber technologies;
    • Advisory and consulting activities relating to the requirements necessary to comply with the regulation on data protection, as provided by European Regulation no. 679/2016 EU concerning the protection of personal data that applies since 25.05.2018.

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