Tel: +30 210 6836561
Contact: Michalis Kosmopoulos, Partner, Head of IP Practice in South East Europe
Number of partners: 6
Number of practitioners: 7
Languages: Albanian, English, French, German, Greek, Romanian, Spanish
Practice Areas: • Anti-Counterfeiting/Parallel Imports • Copyright Licensing & Protection • Designs • Dispute Resolution • Domain Names • Due Diligence/IP Audit • Franchising • Freedom to Operate • Geographical Indications and Denominations of Origin • Licensing/Tech Transfer • Oppositions • Patent Litigation • Plant Breeders’ Rights • Supplementary Protection Certificates • Trade Secrets • Trademark Counselling and Prosecution • Trademark Searches • Trademarks Litigation • Unfair Competition • Utility Models • Validation of European Patents
Drakopoulos makes the difference by being an international law firm protecting IP rights via fully-fledged offices across SEE covering all aspects of IP law.
Our clientele enjoys the added benefit of secure, reliable and sustainable IP protection in eleven jurisdictions, with the advanced skills and local knowledge of its specialized IP Attorneys and registered Agents with international background and experience.
The Firm’s international expansion testifies to its team’s experience, business acumen and ability to respond efficiently to complex legal problems by proving turnkey solutions.
Aside from offering the more traditional IP services, ranging from regular filings, prosecutions and contentious work, what distinguishes our services is the ability to offer creative solutions in accommodating our clients' specific needs and interests.
When faced with short deadlines, bureaucratic or statutorily imposed obstacles, our lawyers make sure that the right case-law or legislative provision is put to use expeditiously and efficiently, always geared to achieving client satisfaction.
With an offering of legal services across 11 countries out of four main offices in Athens, Bucharest, Tirana and Larnaca, Drakopoulos is strategically positioned to serve clients with presence or interests in the entire Southeast Europe region.
- Chemical Engineering
- Construction + Building Materials
- Electrical Engineering
- Energy and Natural Resources
- Financial Services + E-Commerce
- Food & Beverage
- Green Technology
- Industrial Manufacturing
- Information Science; Technology + Communications
- Luxury Goods
- Mechanical Engineering
- Media; Entertainment & Publishing
- Medical Devices
- Pharmaceuticals; Biotechnology + Life Sciences
- Sports + Fitness
Last Updated 15th June 2017
Drakopoulos is experienced in dealing with IP matters. The IP department is led by Michalis Kosmopoulos who specialises in trade mark, copyright and domain name disputes. He is supported by founder Panagiotis Drakopoulos. Evangelos Margaritis is a rising star in the firm. "The team has expertise in both administrative and civil litigation. At the same time, it is efficient in finding solutions in difficult IP matters," says a client from the food industry. A client who worked with the firm on trade mark protection says: "We have always received high-quality, personalised and accurate advice on all IP cases assigned to them. They manage to meet all deadlines." Kosmopoulos "always provides accurate advice and to-the-point IP solutions". There is praise for Margaritis: "Evangelos is really efficient and resourceful when designing anti-counterfeiting strategies and implementing counterfeit seizures." Drakopoulos is also picked out: "Panagiotis is a highly professional IP lawyer with extensive experience in the practice area and in-depth market knowledge." The firm acts for clients such as Reckitt Benckiser and Sony.
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