Intellectual Property (IP) rights are valuable for every type of business, possibly among the most important. It would not be an exaggeration to say that IP rights have nowadays evolved into core elements for the development and growth businesses.

POTAMITISVEKRIS has a very strong IP practice and can provide business oriented assistance and advice in protecting and managing IP rights.

Our practice combines a group of multi-disciplinary lawyers with intellectual property expertise and specialized skills, ready to provide strategic advice to multinational companies in all aspects of contentious and non – contentious IP related matters.

Our firm provides full range of trademark, copyright and patent advice, including litigation and enforcement. It’s this full service approach and our competence in litigating and enforcing IP rights that sets us apart.

Our IP practice group can advise at every step of a brand’s evolution, from initial concept through to becoming a global brand. We provide a one stop shop for all legal requirements including the clearance, prosecution, enforcement and exploitation of trademarks and IP rights at a national, EU and international level. In addition, we provide advice in relation to other IP related matters such as unfair competition, franchising, selective distribution, cyber-squatting, comparative and misleading advertising.

Throughout the years we have represented on contentious and non – contentious IP related matters, many prestigious national and global brands, in particular in the food & beverage, technology & communications, pharmaceutical and retail sectors, SMEs, start ups, not-for-profit organisations sector.

Xenophon Paparrigopoulos heads the team and is a longstanding significant and well respected practitioner in this area.

‘What makes this practice unique is the very high level of expertise at international standards. The key strengths of its lawyers are their knowledge, the high quality of their advice and their fast understanding of business perspectives and client needs, which enables them to provide legal advice and services at the highest level.’

The Legal 500 EMEA 2021