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Who we are

Alberto Pianon

Alberto Pianon

Partner

Coming from a solid and long experience in Commercial Law, Alberto has accrued an outstanding position in dealing with all fields of IT law, from technology transfer to data protection to e-commerce. He covers the fast-developing North-Eastern lands of Italy an does also international work.
Carlo "Kappa" Piana

Carlo Piana

Partner

With 20+ years’ experience in IT law, Carlo is considered a world-class lawyer when it comes to law applied to [free] software and technology, in both transactional and controversial work. GC of the Free Software Foundation Europe, is a leading figure in the Free/open source world and in the Digital Rights domain.

Giovanni Battista Gallus

Giovanni Battista Gallus

Partner

With a long standing practice in Criminal Law, admitted before the Supreme Court, Giovanni Battista has become a pre-eminent expert in cybercrime and has been at the forefront of civil rights battles. ISO 27001 Certified Lead Auditor, Nexa Center an Hermes Center Fellow, his expertise covers Data Protection/Privacy, digital forensics and the many fields of IT law.
Francesco Paolo Micozzi

Francesco Paolo Micozzi

Partner

Criminal lawyer specializing in IT Law, privacy, cybersecurity, copyright. Member of the working groupo at Fondazione Italiana per l’Innovazione Forense (FIIF) at the National Bar. Member by appointment of the National Bar at the “Surveillance” e “E-justice” workgroups,  in Bruxelles at the CCBE (Conseil des Barreaux Européens).
Guglielmo Troiano

Guglielmo Troiano

Partner

With a technical background coming from al long experience as an IT Analyst for several years before practicing law, he has an in-depth expertise in civil and commercial law. Guglielmo focuses on copyright, industrial property and privacy law especially in the field of information technology.
Simone Aliprandi

Simone Aliprandi

Partner

Lawyer and Academic fellow, holding a PhD in Information Society, he is one of the main experts on copyleft, Creative Commons and innovative models of copyright management, topics on which he has published many articles and books. He is involved in wide spectrum legal advice activity along with lecturing and scientific divulgation.

ARRAY IS AN ARRAY

We work as a networked team specializing in Information Technology Law.

What we do

Software

Drafting and reviewing licensing strategies, technological standards and interoperability in Italian and European Union competition laws, advising Free Software and open source software projects.

This is, undoubtedly, the specialty for which we are most renown.

License compatibility and licensing auditing, including via Fossology scan analysis, software projects legal validation and auditing, especially in the embedded systems domain

Thanks to groundbreaking work on the interaction between interoperability and competition, we are able to offer very targeted consultancy and services to protect against abuse of dominant positions; activities in the Standard Setting Bodies (SSB), competition in standardisation;

Software procurement rules, policies; reuse policies and licensing; licensing of public-sector made software; lobbying and public outreach;

Cryptocurrency, smart contracts, fintech, smart insurance contracts.

Contracts

Drafting, reviewing and negotiation of contracts for TMT products and services in B2C and B2B contexts; outsourcing of information systems and network services, software development contracts, web site/webapp development, release of multimedia works and new media contents.

Outsourcing of information systems and network services, software licensing and subcontracting agreements, software development contracts, web site development, release of multimedia works and new media contents

Licensing of relevant technology (patents, trade secrets), especially in multimedia sector.

Criminal law

Compliance, models of organisation, management and control, organisational rules and procedures to prevent crimes, misconduct of employees, Non Disclosure Agreements, as provided by Law Decree 231/2001.

Digital investigation in criminal cases involving computer crimes, interactions with foreign law firms in legal actions abroad.

Online defamation, hate speech and reputation management;

Computer crimes and digital evidence, data protection crimes

IPR related offenses, website banning and filtering, p2p related crimes and investigations

Data Protection and Privacy

Compliance with data processing regulations, especially or exclusively by electronic means, drafting and reviewing of data security plans, engagement of System Administrators and Processors (including cloud providers of SaaS/PaaS), privacy policies.

Corporate compliance to Privacy Laws, security measures, impact assessment (DPIA), relations and inspections by Italian Data Protection Authority (Garante Privacy), ISO/IEC 27001 auditing preparation.

Cloud Computing legal issues: geographical data segregation, supply chain, civil, criminal and administrative liabilities, security measures, terms of services compliance.

ISO/IEC 27001 compliance, security aspects for employees joining, moving and leaving an organisation, internal policies related to security of information systems, corporate devices policies, employee surveillance.

Online Services and E-commerce

Online derogation of corporations’ and individuals’ image, especially in services of the Information Society, obtaining a landmark decisions on automated services offered by ISPs.

Checking compliance of online services with the e-commerce rules

European Projects and public outreach activities on release of public data as open data; advice on licensing conditions, also of private entities and international bodies and associations. ademarks).

Drafting terms of service of innovative initiatives, dealing with data protection, ecommerce, opposing rights (such as copyright, database rights, trademarks).

Trademarks and Domain Names

Advice on drafting Trademark Policies; enforcement of trademarks worldwide; ADR and litigation against cybersquatting, typosquatting; defence against reverse hijacking of TM and domains.

Trademarks and domain names protection, strategic advice, for business, communities and projects.

Registration of trademarks, directly at CTM and worldwide through a leading service provider.

Where we are

Array Milano

Piazza San Nazaro in Brolo 15
20122 Milano
ph. +39 02 8718 6019
fax +39 02 700 419282

Array Vicenza

Corso Fogazzaro 136
36100 Vicenza
ph. +39 0444 1836651
fax +39 0444 546505

Array Cagliari

Via Agostino di Castelvì 9
09129 Cagliari
ph. +39 070 7966538
fax +39 070 2041360

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