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Riccardo Benussi

Riccardo Benussi

Country of Origin: Italy
Title: Deputy Regional Manager
Office: Shanghai Office
Languages: Chinese, Mandarin, English, German, Italian, Spanish

Riccardo Benussi is a Manager on the International Business Advisory team for the Shanghai office of Dezan Shira & Associates. Riccardo assists foreign invested companies from Europe, North and South America with their investments in China. Riccardo’s areas of expertise include setting up of wholly foreign-owned enterprises and representative offices, and trademark filing in China. His industry experience includes international food and beverage, manufacturing, and high-tech. Riccardo also co-manages the Italian Desk with Dezan Shira & Associates’ Managing Partner, Alberto Vettoretti.  

Prior to joining Dezan Shira & Associates, Riccardo Benussi worked on the trademark team at one of Asia’s largest IP law firms after gaining experience at a large Italian-based IP advisory firm. Most recently, Riccardo was the legal consultant for a Sino-American construction company based in Shanghai.

Riccardo was previously a post-graduate fellow with the Italian Trade Agency based in Rome, Shanghai Tong Ji University and Beijing. The course focused on Intellectual Property management and internationalization for SMEs. Riccardo holds a bachelor’s degree in Intellectual Property and East Asian Law from the University of Bologna. He is fluent in Italian, English, German and Spanish and is proficient in Chinese. 

China-Italy Chamber of Commerce (CICC): Italian Expats in Asia: Measures for Global Mobility 2018-03-21 Article
Veneto Export: E-commerce in Asia 2017-06-15 PDF
Realtà industriale: Focus su come vendere in Cina 2015-11-15 PDF
L'Adige: Le eccellenze locali guardano alla Cina 2015-10-14 PDF
Libertà: Mercato cinese: un' occasione per Piacenza 2015-09-29 PDF
ilPiacenza: Comments in "Confapindustria: Cina più vicina grazie al convegno con la Dezan Shira&associates" 2015-09-24 Article
News Age Agro: Comments in "Come vendere in Cina, seminario di Confapindustria Piacenza con Dezan Shira & Associates" 2015-09-23 Article
China Briefing: Comments in "Venezuelan President’s Visit to China Indicative of Growing Sino-Latin American Trade and Opportunities" 2015-09-10 Article
IP tango: China and the Latin American Market 2015-07-13 Article
China Briefing: Comments in "The Long and Winding Road of IPR Protection in China" 2014-08-22 Article

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