Enzo Marasà

Portolano Cavallo (Milan)
Lawyer (Counsel)

Enzo joined Portolano Cavallo in November 2016, focusing on antitrust, as well as regulatory and unfair commercial practices. Over his fifteen year career, Enzo has assisted national and multinational companies on issues of competition and EU law: merger control, anti-competitive agreements, abuses of a dominant position, challenging decisions of antitrust authorities, private antitrust litigation, restrictive regulatory measures on the free movement in the single market, distribution or cooperation agreements between competitors, technology transfers, implementation of antitrust compliance programs, etc. He has particular experience in the following sectors: telecommunications and Internet, electronic payment services, e-commerce, fashion and luxury, and pharmaceutical and biomedical. Enzo represents clients before the Italian Competition Authority, the European Commission and the Courts of the European Union. Before joining Portolano Cavallo, Enzo collaborated, among others, with Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliff in Brussels and BonelliErede, in Brussels and Milan. Enzo was awarded a Law Degree in 2003 and a post-graduate diploma in 2004 National and EU Competition Law, both by Università degli Studi di Milano Statale. He authored numerous articles and publications on national newspapers and legal journals in the field of competition law.

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Enzo Marasà The EU General Court holds that patent settlements may be deemed “pay-for-delay” agreements only if there are reverse payments, and the originator may not be held dominant if the market is not assessed rigorously (Servier)


The Servier judgments: patent settlements may be deemed “pay-for-delay” agreements, and thus by-object infringements of Article 101 TFEU only if Commission substantiates strong indication of “reverse payment” or “abnormal inducement” from the originator to the generic; further, the originator cannot (...)

Enzo Marasà The Italian Competition Authority imposes FRAND licensing to a local newspaper in a paradigm for the essential facility doctrine applied to copyrights (Società Iniziative Editoriali)


On 20 December 2017, the Italian Competition Authority (or “ICA”) issued a rare infringement decision in an abuse of dominance investigation against the publisher of a local daily newspaper (“SIE”), which refused to deal with a player (the “complainant” or “Euregio”) in the downstream local market for (...)

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