Maria Beatrice Guardì

Maria Beatrice Guardì


Email [email protected]​

Phone +39 02 720252307

Fax +39 02 72025252

LanguagesEnglish, Italian

Practice groupIntellectual Property, Media, and Technology

Maria Beatrice is an associate in Hogan Lovells' IP department. She has a true passion for art, fashion and design and really enjoys being involved in both IP contentious and non-contentious matters, especially related to trademarks, copyright, designs and Cultural Heritage. 

Maria Beatrice joined Hogan Lovells in September 2017, after graduating from the University of Milan, with a thesis in art law completed at Cardozo University in New York. She has developed experience in drafting contracts and in different IP activities, also related to digital and technology issues for leading companies in the sector, as well supporting activities for projects developed by reputed brands in the fashion and luxury industry.

Among the various activities carried out, Maria Beatrice has organized in the last two years a workshop in Hogan Lovells Milano with a focus on street art.

Education and admissions


Law Degree, Università Statale di Milano, Milano, 2017

Bar admissions and qualifications


Related knowledge


Representative experience

Advising reputed fashion and luxury brands for clearance searches and legal opinions, not only on IP matters related to trademarks, copyright and design, but also on Cultural Heritage issues.

Assisting a luxury company in filing a formal offer before the Ministry of Finance to reproduce works of art from a reputed artist on clothing and accessories.

Assisting a leading company in digital sector in creating guidelines for internal use on advertising communications and a master contract for the use of contents.

Assisting a Swedish apparel fashion brand in a dispute brought by a competitor for unfair competition, copyright and trademark infringement.

Advising a reputed fast fashion company in different matters and disputes for unfair competition, copyright and trademark infringement.

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