Gabriele Coppo focuses on EU and Italian law in the fields of trade, customs and competition. 

Trade & Customs

Gabriele represents clients in anti-dumping, anti-subsidy, anti-circumvention and safeguard investigations initiated by the EU and by third countries. He has broad experience in trade litigation before the EU Courts and also advises clients on WTO law and other trade-related matters such as origin marking and geographical indications. 

With respect to customs matters, Gabriele advises clients on a range of areas, including tariff classification, origin rules and customs valuation. He regularly appears in customs litigation cases before the Italian courts. 

EU Competition law

Gabriele assists clients in cartel cases and merger filings at both the Italian and EU levels. He also has experience in advising companies and governments in matters involving State aid.

Gabriele advises clients with regard to other fields of EU law, such as free movement of goods and services, environmental law, food law and data protection. He has experience in staff litigation before the EU Courts.  


Italian, French, English


  • Institute of European Studies, University of Brussels, LL.M. in European Law, magna cum laude, 2008
  • University of Strasbourg, Diplôme de droit comparé II cycle, 2007
  • University of Turin, Master of Laws, magna cum laude, 2007


Article 82 CE et refus de licence des droits de propriété intellectuelle: nouvelles perspectives après l’arrêt Microsoft, Revue du Droit de l’Union Européenne, No 4/2008.

Contractual Stability and EU Competition Law, European Sports Law and Policy Bulletin, No 1/2011.

L'applicazione della direttiva servizi in Europa. Strutture di governance in Francia, Regno Unito e Germania, in "La regolazione intelligente. Un bilancio critico delle liberalizzazioni italiane", Passigli, 2013.

Contributor to Il Diritto della Concorrenza nella Comunità Europea, Van Bael and Bellis (2009).

Regular contributor to the firm’s newsletter VBB on Competition Law.

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