You think, we care

About Us


We develop the best
strategies to take care of
and protect an idea,
even before it is officially born,
and work to continue
protecting it while it
develops over time.

Our logo speaks to this: a delicate egg enclosed in a solid, protective shell, inspired by the so-called “Columbus’ egg”.
The message of this old tale is how the genius of those who find a solution before everyone else is decisive in achieving the set objective.

Our daily work focuses on protecting this genius, for all those people who work on a project with commitment and determination every day and want to see it fully achieved.

“And Columbus answered: the difference, my lords, is that you could have done it, but it was I who did!”

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Our Team

Spirito di gruppo, entusiasmo, esperienza.
Questi siamo noi.

Andrea Arecco

Partner, Italian Patent Attorney

Giovanni Bottino

Partner, Italian and European Patent Attorney

Andrea Arecco e Giovanni Bottino, fondatori di Arbo, sono entrambi ingegneri biomedici e operano da oltre dieci anni nell’ambito della tutela della proprietà intellettuale.

La motivazione che li ha spinti a creare lo Studio Arbo è la volontà di cambiamento di alcuni paradigmi della consulenza in proprietà intellettuale, settore in cui sono cresciuti come colleghi e collaboratori e in cui hanno sviluppato una visione condivisa delle competenze necessarie a operare per soddisfare al meglio i bisogni di aziende e privati. Caratterizzati da una forte passione per tutti i campi di applicazione tecnica, considerano ogni nuovo progetto come uno stimolo che permette di approfondire il loro know how e mettere al servizio dei loro clienti strumenti nuovi e aggiornati.

Arbo nasce insieme al loro sodalizio professionale e si basa sull’attenzione, l’ascolto e la cura delle esigenze della persona e dell’azienda. Il continuo approfondimento degli ambiti di azione, la formazione e l’aggiornamento costante sono le linee guida secondo cui Giovanni Bottino e Andrea Arecco portano ogni giorno avanti il loro lavoro.

Matteo Dario Rossi

Matteo Dario Rossi

Legal Specialist

Matteo Dario Rossi, has a Law degree from the University of Genoa, with his thesis concentrating on the protection of Intellectual Property. He then earned a Master’s Degree in Corporate Law in collaboration with the University of Genoa and Confindustria, with a thesis on protection strategies of distinctive company signs.

He is an expert in corporate contracts and management and began collaborating with Andrea, Giovanni and Alessandro after gaining many years of experience working with several important law firms and notary offices throughout Liguria.

Matteo deals with the procedural aspects relating to various intellectual property titles, the preliminary assessment of trademarks and distinctive signs, and helps Arbo’s customers prepare their IP protection strategy, including through access to public notices and incentives.

Alessandro Boffa Fasset

Alessandro Boffa Fasset

Italian and European Trademark Attorney

Alessandro Boffa Fasset began his professional career with Andrea and Giovanni and joined ARBO after gaining many years experience working with some of the most important Industrial Property firms in Italy.

Qualified to represent customers’ trademark interests in dealings with the Italian Office (UIBM), the European Union Office (EUIPO) and the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO), Alessandro is dedicated to his customers and always available, convinced that the first step in strengthening protection in industrial property is to make companies aware of its importance in terms of commercial advantages.

In his experiences abroad, he has had the opportunity to establish robust professional collaborations with many foreign colleagues, ensuring his customers will also receive adequate support in countries outside the European Union.

He has a degree in Economics, with his thesis focusing on brand vulgarisation. He was also responsible for a column focusing on industrial property in an important Italian newspaper.



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International Trademark Associate


We enthusiastically face the new challenges that are entrusted to us, every day.

Over the years we have regularly worked with:

  • Law firms specialising in industrial law
  • Qualified patent translators
  • Specialised patent designers
  • Designers and graphic designers
  • Confindustria (Association of Italian industries)
  • Investment and financing agencies
  • Economic evaluation and tax consultancy firms
  • Chambers of Commerce
  • Universities

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