In classic legal parlance, our practice spans across the realms of intellectual property, corporate & commercial work, as well as regulatory (EU & domestic public law) issues. But we also understand and encourage an alternative classification of our practice:
Strategy / Design & Architecture
Advice on registrability of trademarks, designs and patents
Multi-jurisdictional filing design and strategy
Multi-jurisdictional clearance to file and use searches
Forum advice for multi-jurisdictional disputes
Forum advice for multi-jurisdictional IP acquisition
Competition / anti-trust clearance advice regarding commercial agreements, M&As
Drafting of legislative & regulatory documents for public entities
Advice on appropriate legal vehicle for Greek and foreign investors and company form
Advertising clearance & review
Copyright protection strategies
Day-to-day / Asset Management
Trademark & design filing
Trademark & design prosecution and recordals
Patent filing and validation
Negotiating and drafting assignment, licensing, franchising, merchandising and distribution agreements
Registering license and user agreements
Registering assignments
Negotiating and drafting agreements on joint creation, ownership, licensing, assignment or royalty collection of copyright material
IP valuation
IP due diligence
IP audits
Consumer protection advice
Privacy and data protection advice
Copyright ability advice
Company formation and drafting of corporate statutes
Drafting minutes and advising on day-to-day operation
Shareholders’ agreements
Compliance with the regulations governing the operation of companies
Establishment of subsidiaries, branches and representative offices
Due diligence for M&A projects
Negotiating and drafting of all types of commercial contracts, including licensing, leasing, outsourcing, franchising, agency and distribution agreements
Legal review of standard terms and conditions and advising on their compliance and enforceability
Distance selling and trading over the Internet
Product liability
Legal support for public tender projects (domestic and/or EU funded)
Legal review of public tender documents
Legal Consulting / Project Management of EU funded projects
Drafting of public tender documents
Legal support for participation of bidders in public tender procedures
Advice on regulatory (EU and domestic) issues
Advice on public administration and audit issues
Litigation / Engineering & Labs
Customs intervention & enforcement
Trademark opposition & cancellation litigation
Trademark & design enforcement litigation
Unfair competition litigation
Packaging & trade dress litigation
Copyright litigation
Patent enforcement litigation
Trade secrets, know-how litigation
Media & right to personality litigation
Criminal IP enforcement
Domain name disputes
Consumer protection litigation
Anti-counterfeiting and anti-piracy campaigns including search and seizure orders, criminal proceedings and customs notices
Public contracts litigations
Public and administrative law litigation
Education / Knowledge Management
Seminars & crash courses on
IP clauses & contract management
IP audit & due diligence principles
Brand consistency
Documentation/evidence gathering and management for IP litigation
Public Tenders participation
Public Tender documents drafting
Mobile phone data charges create institutional antagonism in Greece
A heated debate on competence to safeguard competition in the industry
CJEU rules on Coty v Amazon (C-567/18)

and holds that the mere storage by Amazon, in the context of its online marketplace (‘AmazonMarketplace’), of goods which infringe trademark rights does not constitute an infringement by Amazon of those trademark rights.

The German Federal Constitutional Court halts the UPC

The German Federal Constitutional Court published its long awaited decision on the 2017 constitutional complaint against the German Act of Approval to the UPCA