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Telephone: +41 (0)91 921 39 76

Oriti Patents - Franco Oriti

About us

Franco Oriti born in Australia, lived in Sydney and Milan, Italy, has worked in safeguarding, filing amd maintaining Intellectual Property (IP) since 1991.

University degree in International Political Science obtained at University of Milan.

He is currently living and working in this capacity in Lugano (CH) after having done so in Milan in Montedison Group and in Notarbartolo & Gervasi and in Lugano in N&G Patent Service. 

Has many years experience, throughout the World, in the Filing and Renewal of Patent of Invention, Trademarks, Designs, Utility Models, Supplementary Protection of Certificates, Textile Designs and Plant Varieties.

Since 1999 Franco takes also also care of filings till the grant and of maintenance of IP in Switzerland.

He is registered as a "Trademark Representative " before the Swiss Federal Patent Office and is also a European (n.4688) and Italian (n.793M) Trademark and Design Attorney and a San Marino Trademark Attorney.

Has very good skills for creating "ad hoc" IP Database for handling Due Dates and Reports.

Has an ability to establish plans, for the internal departments of Companies and Patent Firms, to manage costs and reduce expenses for all IP maintenance fees and renewals, worldwide and to file case directly online.

He is an IP Consultant at InnoPark based in Manno (Canton Ticino), CH, and an IP coach and Teacher for Cantonal Courses and SME's.

From March 2015 (renewed for other 5 years in 2020) he is an "IPMA Certified Project Manager" Level D, n. IPMA-D-2015-8025/1 (

From May 2016 "Business Partner" of Qualicon, Camorino (Canton Ticino), CH.

Languages: English (mother - tongue), Italian (mother-tongue), French (good), German (scholastic) and Russian (scholastic).

He has created some easy and safe IP webtools such as,, and

He also has an App Android "IP CH" 

Practice areas

  • Trademarks
  • Designs
  • Patents

Types of Services Offered

  • IP Counsel

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 Franco Oriti

Franco Oriti - Managing Partner
+41 (0)79 594 20 84

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