Margherita Barié is a partner in Carnelutti Studio Legale Associato. She is a member of the firm's intellectual property and litigation departments. Her practice focuses on intellectual property and civil dispute resolution, including patent and trademark infringement, unfair competition, protection of know how, copyright, commercial law and related issues.
Margherita acts as counsel in all forms of domestic arbitration and conducts and manages Italian and international litigation in various fields for both Italian and multinational clients.
She won the Client Choice Award 2015 as Best IP (patents) Professional of the Year and the Corporate LiveWire – Global Awards 2015 in the category Cross-border Intellectual Property - Italy.
Margherita is a member of International Association for the Protection of Intellectual Property, Licensing Executives Society and Italian Anti-Counterfeiting Group. She has spoken throughout the country on trademark licensing and IP related issues and is a regular contributor to national and international publications, such as the World Trademark Yearbook and Getting The Deal Through - Trademarks. Margherita is recognized as a dispute resolution and IP expert by Chambers & Partners, The Legal 500, World IP Review Patents & Trademarks, World Trademark Review 1000 - The World's Leading Trademark Professionals , and Legal Experts - EMEA publication. She is also recommended as an expert lawyer in dispute resolution by Best Lawyers 2016. Sources say: ''Margherita Bariè has excellent technical skills, is very focused on the target and gives proof of firmness in pursuing the client’s interests''.
She was admitted to the Italian Bar in 1985 and has rights of audience/representation before the Italian High Court.
Margherita is fluent in English, French, and Spanish, in addition to her native Italian.