Roberto Dini

Roberto Dini (Pinerolo)
Senior Consultant

Roberto Dini is a freelance consultant based in Pinerolo. With more than 40 year of experience, Roberto Dini is one of the best known and appreciated intellectual property experts. He began his career with Indesit where he was Head of the Patent and Trademark Office. In 1982 Roberto Dini founded Sisvel, which has soon become a world leader in managing Intellectual Property and maximizing the value of patent rights. With Sisvel he has developed invaluable experience in setting up and managing patent pools and other forms of IP aggregation. He has extensive expertise in filing and prosecuting patents ; drafting contracts for the acquisition or licensing of patents ; negotiating with multi-national companies ; and assisting patent owners in enforcing their patent rights, especially in the consumer electronics field. In 1987 Roberto Dini founded Metroconsult, an Intellectual Property consultancy firm with offices in Turin, Milan and Genoa, wherein he transferred the experience acquired from the industrial world, providing his clients with high-quality services “tailored” to the needs of each individual client. Mr. Dini is a Member of the Italian Industrial Property Consultant Association, a registered Patent Attorney before the European Patent Office (EPO) and Trademark and Design attorney before the European Union Intellectual Property Office (EUIPO). He is member of different IP Associations and past President of LES (Licensing Executives Society) Italy. Born in 1946, Roberto Dini has a degree in Electronic Engineering from the Polytechnic of Turin. He is fluent in English, French and has a good knowledge of German. During his experience with industrial companies he invented over 30 patents.


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Roberto Dini The EU Court of Justice sets out specific requirements with which a SEP holder needs to comply to be able to seek an injunction without abusing its dominant position (Huawei / ZTE)


A patent is an exclusive right granted to an inventor for disclosing to the public an innovative technical solution. It does not necessarily oblige the patent owner to exploit that invention. Rather, it provides the right to exclude others from making, using, selling, offering for sale, or (...)

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