Pool of Arbitrators

Gilberto Cavagna di Gualdana

Partner, Andersen - Italy

Gilberto is an attorney, mediator and arbitrator focused on art law, copyright, media and commercial law. He is Partner of Andersen in Milan, one of the person in charge of Intellectual Property and the Art Department.

Gilberto has been selected from the Chamber of Commerce, Industry, Craftmanship and Agriculture of Milan, Genoa, Pavia and Turin as expert on Intellectual Property. He has been taking part to conferences, training courses, roundtables, workshops and seminars as teachers, concerning legal and artistic subjects and he is lectureur at master and post-graduated courses.

Gilberto regularly writes on newspapers, magazines, and headings in the field of art and intellectual property and he runs a LinkedIn and Facebook blog named "TIP TAP - Thoughts on Intellectual Property and Thoughts on Art Protection" concerning updates on intellectual property, focusing on the ongoing issues and the latest news.
Gilberto is co-author of the chapter concerning the Italian regulation of the Hand-book “Copyright in street art and graffiti” recently edited by Cambridge University Press.

Gilberto’s law practice has included arbitration and mediation since 2013, mainly in copyrights matters (including disputes involving galleries and artists). In August 2019 he was appointed to the original Arbitration and Mediation pools of CAfA.

Gilberto is a member of the Milan Bar Association and of Italian Section of ALAI – Association littéeraire et artistique internationale. He has been included as approved representative from the Italian Patent and Trademark Office of the Ministry of Economic Development and he was a member of the Authority for the protection of industrial property rights during Expo Milano 2015, appointed from the Special Commissioner of the Government. Between 1999 and 2000 he served as officer at the Horse Regiment of Artillery of Italian Army.

Gilberto’s educational background includes a degree in Law of the Università degli Studi di Milano (2001).
He is fluent in English, Italian and French.

Jurisdiction: Italy