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Alessandro Cerri
Senior Associate

Alessandro Cerri is a Senior Associate in RPC's Intellectual Property & Technology team.

Alessandro has extensive contentious experience which includes high-value disputes in the High Court, Court of Appeal and Supreme Court and in foreign jurisdictions (including the enforcement of judgment debts against foreign assets) as well as mediation, arbitration and other forms of ADR. 

Alessandro also has experience of advising on breach of contract claims and alleged infringement of intellectual property rights, particularly copyright, in a number of creative industries including film and theatre. 

On the non-contentious side, Alessandro advises clients on brand protection, licensing, and commercial contracts.

Prior experience includes a client secondment to the Bank of England, where he assisted on a broad range of projects. 

Relevant work

  • Advising a film production company on its potential claims for copyright infringement against a large studio;
  • Advising a number of theatre producers regarding contractual issues with performers;
  • Advising a record company in respect of contractual claims concerning historic royalty agreements;
  • Advising a ticket sales and distribution company in respect of threatened proceedings for breach of a software licence.