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Mamo TCV Advocates

Jonathan Tonna

Jonathan Tonna

Senior Associate

Expertise

  • Intellectual Property and Anti-Counterfeiting
  • Telecoms, Media and Technology

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Activity

Profile

Jonathan Tonna is a senior associate in MamoTCV's Intellectual Property Department.He has practiced for close to 5 years under the guidance of the IP team, first as a young trainee, then as a fully-fledged associate. During his time at the firm, Jonathan has advised and assisted clients on various IP matters. His experience ranges across every major IP field. He has helped young innovators and entrepeneurs further their business aspirations with sound IP strategy. He assisted artists, performers and other members of the creative industry safeguard their copyright and related rights, and has conducted trademark prosecution at the behest of some of the largest international brands.

Jonathan is also a member of the firm's Litigation team, and handles a variety of IP-related claims, including the disposal of infringing merchandise that regularly passes through Maltese Customs, proceedings for the protection or invalidation of potentially conflicting trademarks and the protection of copyright and related rights.

Jonathan also forms part of the Mamo TCV's Digital Innovation team, and has advised and assisted clients on regulatory compliance in the Maltese cryptocurrency and distributed ledger technology sector, particularly in regards to ICOs and the setting-up of cryptocurrency exchanges.

Bar Admissions

  • Admitted to the Maltese Bar, Superior Courts of Malta (2013)

Education

  • Bachelor of Laws (LL.B) (2010, University of Malta)
  • Doctor of Laws (LL.D) (2013, University of Malta)
Areas of Practice

Intellectual Property and Anti-Counterfeiting | Telecoms, Media and Technology

Professional Career

Significant Accomplishments

  • Assisted with the legal due diligence in the acquisition of a major national broadcasting company.
  • Counsel for a major local distributor of petroleum gas in a high-profile national case involving the infringement of its intellectual property by a competitor in the market.
  • Advised on the potential set-up of a pharmaceutical repackaging operation in Malta on behalf of a large player in the market for veterinary medicines.
  • Handles the local trademark portfolios for several multinational companies.
  • Handled a major debt-collection exercise involving more than a hundred small claims on behalf of a major local Internet and Communications Service Provider.


Professional Associations

  • Malta Chamber of Advocates

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