Passionate Lawyer, Arbitrator and Mediator, Gianluca was born in Milan on November 15, 1964. After his law Degree at the University of Milan (J.D., Jurisprudence), he became member of Studio Legale Pojaghi in 1992. He is ever since registered to the Milan Bar.
In more than 30 years of professional activity, Gianluca has developed an extensive experience in the music business, combined with a genuine interest for all humanistic aspects of culture and creativity.
In 2021 he was appointed Member of the Board of Directors of the collective management organization of phonographic producers SCF S.r.l..
In June 2022 he joined as Of Counsel the newly established Copyright section of Franzosi Dal Negro Setti, an historical Milanese firm specialized in Intellectual Property, while as of January 2024, he brings his experience to the service of the new Department of Industrial and Intellectual Property of the offices of Lexsential in Milan.
Member of the Association Littéraire et Artistique internationale (ALAI), of the IP and Antitrust Commission of the Bar of Milan (Study group on Copyright), of Arbitrando – the association for a more efficient justice, of the European Center of Arbitration and Mediation (CEAM) and of the National Union of Lawyers for Mediation (UNAM).
He regularly participates as speaker to events of continuing education in his subject matters of interest, among which the Master in Performing Arts Management at the Fondazione Accademia Teatro alla Scala, in Italian and English.
From 2008 to 2019 he has been President of the Italian contemporary music association RepertorioZero, an Italian research center on contemporary music (electric, computerized, concrete and amplified instruments) and producer of musical events around Europe.
He mainly deals with intellectual property, applied to music publishing and to the phonographic industry, also with reference to the very current topics of metaverse and artificial intelligence, and commercial and corporate law, for the continuing counseling and assistance rendered to its corporate clients, national and multinational.
He speaks and works indifferently in Italian, English and French.