Roberto A. Jacchia

Founding partner

T. +39 02 72554.1


Via San Paolo, 7
20121 – MILAN

Roberto A. Jacchia, co-founding partner of De Berti Jacchia Franchini Forlani, leads the Competition and Intellectual Property teams. He is also in charge of the Brussels office.

Roberto’s main areas of expertise are European Union law, pharmaceutical and regulatory law, IP rights, constitutional and international law, and human rights.

In the recent years, Roberto represented numerous multinationals, in particular of the pharmaceutical, food & beverage and gaming industry, in cases and legal issues of regulatory, antitrust and IP law.

He has been in charge of the defense of large undertakings in cartel and abuse cases, private enforcement actions, as well as proceedings before the European Commission, the General Court and the Court of Justice of the European Union.

Roberto has experience in litigation, also before the Administrative Courts, the Italian Supreme Court, the Council of State and the Constitutional Court.

He is a member of the Italian Antitrust Association (AAI) and the author of several legal publications. In the past, he was engaged in teaching activities at University of Genoa, University of Salerno, Catholic University of Milan, thereafter maintaining close relationships with the academic community.

Roberto is mentioned by his peers in the 2019 Who’s Who Legal edition in the Intellectual property chapter as one of the leading practitioners in Italy. He is also mentioned in various other legal directories.

Roberto won the Lexology Legal Influencers Awards as a leading author for IP, TMT and Healthcare and life sciences – Europe.

Areas of expertise

Admitted to the Supreme Court

Admitted to the Italian Bar


Genoa, Degree in Law (cum laude), University of Genoa


Italian, English, French, German