About Monica Riva

Monica Riva has been the co-head of the IP practice at Legance since September 2019. Over a period of 20 years, Monica has garnered experience in all areas of intellectual property, including trade marks and other distinctive marks, patents and SPCs, copyright and related rights, design, software, know-how and trade secrets, as well as unfair competition. She has advised clients in a wide range of sectors, including fashion and luxury goods, finance and insurance, industry, food and beverages, software, publishing, life science and pharmaceuticals. She advises her clients across a range of arbitration and litigation issues, including those with international and cross-border implications. Monica also advises on transactional matters, in connection with joint ventures, M&A, the drafting and negotiation of licensing agreements, technology transfers, distribution and franchising, the development of new IT platforms, and software development and maintenance.