BTA Brevetti marchi design

Bartolomeo Tirloni

Founder of the Firm BTA

European Patent Attorney

Italian Patent and Trademark Attorney

Master’s degree in Physics


From 2007 to 2016 he works for Bugnion Spa, an Italian leading IP Firm, in the position of head of Brescia Office from 2009 to 2011 and head of Foreign Patent Department from 2013 to 2015.

From 1996 to 2006 he works for Pirelli Group, first as a researcher in Fiber Optics Labs and then as IP specialist.

In 2006 he passes the European Qualifying Examination and, in the same year, the Italian Qualifying Examination for Patent. In 2017 he passes the Italian Qualifying Examination for Trademarks.

Area of competences: patents, utility models, trademarks, designs, unfair competition, copyright.

Area of activity: prior art search, patentability opinion, patent drafting and prosecuting, trademark (ITPTO; EUIPO) and patent (EPO) oppositions, procedure before IT Board of Appeal, opinions on validity, patentability, infringement and freedom to operate, technical expert in litigations, drafting IP agreements.

Technical fields of particular expertise: mechanics, physics, optics, telecommunications, nanotechnologies, software.

Publications: SULLA PROTEZIONE PROVVISORIA BREVETTUALE IN ITALIA - Notiziario dell'Ordine dei Consulenti in Proprietà Industriale, N.1/aprile2014. - DOWNLOAD

What we deal

  • Trademarks and other distinctive signs
  • Patents for invention and utility model
  • Models and designs (Industrial design)
  • Know-How Segreto
  • Secret Know-How
  • Domain Names
  • Copyright
  • Unfair competition
  • What we do

  • Italian validation of European patents
  • Applications for Italian (UIBM), UE (EUIPO) and European (EPO) trademarks, patents and designs.
  • Prosecution, grant and registration, maintenance, renewal, defense and enforcement of trademarks, patents and designs.
  • Oppositions (active and passive) against Italian and EU trademarks and EP patents.
  • Italian translations
  • Patent drafting
  • Opinions on validity, infringement and freedom to operate in Italy and Europe
  • Technical experts before the Italian Court.
  • Drafting license agreements, non-disclosure agreements, joint development agreements and co-ownership agreements under the Italian law.
  • Address for service for EU and Italian custom actions


    Viale Papa Giovanni XXIII, 106

    24121 Bergamo (BG) | Italy