Francesco Tognato Portolano Cavallo


Francesco joined Portolano Cavallo in 2021 after participating in a digital internship program based on remote work. In 2021 he earned a law degree from the University of Milan with a European Union competition law thesis titled “The Google Saga and What It Teaches about Implementing and Developing Regulation of Abuse of Dominant Position.” He works with Italian and foreign companies in the areas of intellectual property and antitrust, both in court and out. During his university career he spent a semester in the law department at the Université Reims Champagne – Ardenne, in France. Francesco participated in the twenty-seventh Willem C. Vis International Commercial Arbitration Moot. He is currently a junior coach for the University of Milan team. In 2020, he worked with the Centre of Research on European and Transnational Dispute Settlement of the University of Milan.

2022 Awards


Nominee, 2022 Antitrust Writing Awards: Business, Private Enforcement

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