Pool of Arbitrators

Gilberto Cavagna di Gualdana

Founder, BIPART (Beyond Intellectual Property and ART) law firm - Italy

Gilberto is an attorney, mediator and arbitrator focused on art law, copyright, media and commercial law. He is the founder of BIPART, an Italian law firm focusing on intellectual property and art law based in Milan.

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 takes part as a teacher in conferences, training courses, roundtables, workshops and seminars concerning legal and artistic subjects and he is a lecturer of master and post-graduated courses.

Gilberto regularly contributes to 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 handbook “Copyright in street art and graffiti” recently edited by Cambridge University Press.

Gilberto’s law practice has included arbitration and mediation since 2013, mainly regarding copyrights matters (including disputes involving galleries and artists). Since August 2019, Gilberto is part of CAfA's pool of arbitrators.

Gilberto is a member of the Milan Bar Association and of Italian Section of ALAI – Association littéeraire et artistique internationale and of AIPPI – International Association for the Protection of Intellectual Property. 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 of 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