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Orazio Fiume

Graduated in Electrical Engineering at the Polytechnic of Bari, he received a PhD in Telecommunications Engineering at the Polytechnic of Bari. He also attended training courses on Total Quality Management.

Since 2008 he is Patent Attorney as well as an Italian and European Trademark and Design Representative before the Italian Patent and Trademark Office, the European Patent Office and EUIPO.

Orazio Fiume has a long experience in drafting and prosecuting European and Italian patent applications and a solid experience in the handling of oppositions and appeals, and related oral hearings, before the European Patent Office. He also has extensive experience in judicial litigation on validity and counterfeiting as well as litigation related to labor law aspects and related to 3G standards, acquired both as a technical Consultant ex parte, and as Technical Consultant for the Court of Bari.

He has acquired a long experience in the automotive field working for over a decade with leading companies, he also has a considerable experience in the field of bioengineering and computer-implemented inventions.

From 2001 to 2006 he was involved in quality control in the production of software for the PA (public administration), electrical design (low voltage) and (middle voltage), and in the design of image processing systems in the field of interventional radiology.

In the 2012-2013 academic year, he has been a contracting Professor at the Polytechnic of Bari in the course of computer engineering and in 2013 he attended the Praktika internship at the European Patent Office.