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DR. HELEN G. PAPACONSTANTINOU AND PARTNERS, Law Firm

DR. HELEN G. PAPACONSTANTINOU AND PARTNERS, Law Firm
  • Athens, Greece
  • 2, Coumbari Street, Athens, Greece
  • The main goal of our activity is to provide our clients with right solutions! Their success means our work is effective - our success is their satisfaction!
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About our Athens, Greece: office

We are pleased to announce that, with effect from the 1st of October 2015, our two practices, namely the company Dr. Helen G. Papaconstantinou, John V. Filias and Associates and the Law Offices of Dr. P.D. Theodorides – Dr. H.G. Papaconstantinou merged into one legal entity, the Law Firm of Dr. Helen G. Papaconstantinou and Partners (originally established in 1920). The firm offers a broad range of top quality IP Law services at highly competitive prices.

The firms' area of expertise spans over all aspects of IP Law, including the portfolio management of patents, trademarks, domain names, designs, SPCs, etc. We also undertake all contentious and non contentious legal work in the above areas as well as in the following areas: copyright, anti-trust, anti-piracy/anti-counterfeiting/customs procedures, Internet law, franchising & contract law, commercial law, trade regulation, competition law, consumer protection & advertising law and ADRP procedures. The firms' teams of specialists also provide related detailed consultancy in the above areas.

All our attorneys are members of the Athens Bar Association. Many of them have specialized in IP abroad and participate in the following organisations: EPI, AIPPI, ECTA, INTA, GRUR (German Association for the Protection of Intellectual Property), UK Society of Legal Scholars.

Dr. Helen Papaconstantinou is president of the FICPI and AIPPI Greek groups and member of the Executive Committees of FICPI and AIPPI. She is also Council Member of EPI and ECTA as well as Member of INTA, CIPA, ITMA and UNION.

Throughout the firms' numerous years of activity, we have succeeded in establishing long-standing, invaluable collaborations with hundreds of highly reputable firms around the world, enabling us to represent some of the most important companies internationally - either directly or through their legal agents - building on our solid basis of reciprocity.

Our IP specialist teams not only have a very significant experience/expertise, but also the flexibility and ability to adapt in the most efficient manner to new demands that arise in both the traditional (e.g. trademarks, patents, copyright) as well as in the modern sectors (e.g. anti-counterfeiting, domain names & ADRP's) of the IP field.

Our firm's attorneys, being familiar with the intricacies of the Greek legal and business environment, are not only accomplished legal "technicians," but are committed to helping the clients by making every effort to understand their needs and business and by providing them with individual, personalized attention. Speed and accuracy of response have always been a priority in our communication with clients. In this time of economic turmoil, we have also adopted a sensible approach to cost effectiveness and do our best to control costs, without, in any way, compromising high quality service and personal attention.

Our firm regularly makes various contributions to a variety of IP resources and we are the sole contributor to EDITAL and the Katzarov's manual on Industrial Property as well as the main contributor to INTA (since 1994), with regard to IP matters in Greece.

Recent contributions to legal periodicals and magazines include:

- "The WTR Yearbook 2012/13," contribution by Fotini Kardiopoulis, Miranda Theodoridou, Dimitra Nassimpian, World Trademark Review, publication forthcoming

- "The Ultimate Legal Guide to Investing in Greece - Trademarks section," contribution by Fotini Kardiopoulis, Miranda Theodoridou, Dimitra Nassimpian, Greek Law Digest, on-line (www.greeklawdigest.gr) and printed edition, First semester 2012

- Reports on important decisions published on Darts IP database and World Trademark Review Daily, by Maria Athanasiadou, Anna Roussou and Dimitra Nassimpian

- Contribution of articles on Patent related issues to appear on both the channel homepage, the jurisdictional homepage and the Managing IP channel e-newsletter, by Dr. Helen G. Papaconstantinou, Prof. Dr. Michael Paroussis, Maria Athanassiadou and Dimitra Nassimpian, Managing IP On Line Channel Sponsorship, Managing Intellectual Property, April 2011 until March 2012

- Questionnaire on Competition Law: Europe, by Prof. Dr. Michael Paroussis, Lawyer Monthly, July 2011

Finally, the Firm has been the first Greek Firm to receive ISO 9001/2008 Certification in the IP Law Field.

Key recognitions of the firm include:

Lawyers World Global Leading Firms - Top Tier Rankings 2012

ACQ Global Awards 2012 winner as Patents and IP Law Firm of the Year

Intellectual Property Law Firm of the Year by Corporate LiveWire - Global Awards 2012 Winner

PLC Which Lawyer rate the Firm as a Leading Firm in its field in Greece.

Top Greek Law Firm in its field "Tier no. 1" (in some fields exclusively so) by "MANAGING INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY MAGAZINE" (MIP), for the 13th consecutive year

LEGAL 500 place the Firm at the top of its recommended IP Law Firms in Greece.

GCR 100 leading firm for competition, 2011

Lawyer Monthly - legal awards 2011

Lawyers world global awards 2011.

Office Details

Contact Information:
+(30-210) 3625757  Phone
+(30-210) 3626624  Phone
+(30-210) 3612389  Phone
+(30-210) 3622724  Phone
+(30-210) 3626742  Fax - Telefax
3605873  Fax - Telefax
www.hplaw.biz
Mailing Address:
2, Coumbari Street, Athens
Office Size:
15
Year Established:
1920
Languages:
Greek, English, French, German and Spanish.
Payment Information:
  • Accepts Other - Bank transfer payments & checks.
  • Free Initial Consultation
  • Fixed Fees Available
  • Accepted Insurance Plans:
    Please note that professional liability insurance is not a requirement for Law Offices in Greece. Nevertheless, we are currently negotiating such malpractice insurance with a reliable insurance company and hope to secure protection in the near future. We also wish to point out that we do hold ISO certification (ISO 9001/2008 Quality Control System) that guarantees the quality of our services. Furthermore, we can assure you that, through our firm's long history and up to date, we have never had an issue with regard to malpractice and none of our attorneys have been subject to regulatory procedures of the Athens Bar Association.
    Clients
    REPRESENTATIVE CLIENTS: Abbott; Alcon Research Ltd.; Athenian Brewery (Heineken/Amstel); Bayer Cropscience AG; AXA SA; Alcatel-Lucent; Alstom Group of Companies; Boehringer Ingelheim; BP Plc.; Calor; Car-Freshner; Carrerour S.A.; Cisa SpA.; Daiishi Sankyo Company Limited; Diesel SpA; Dicovery Communications Inc; Disney Enterprises Inc; Distillery-Winery of Thrace SA; Dodoni SA; Domus SA; Dr. Müller Pharma; eBay Inc; Elco Vayonis SA; Eli Lilly & Company; Epirus SA; Essilor International Expedia; Federation Intarnational de Football Association (FIFA); Ferrari SpA; Formula One Management Ltd.; Fred Perry (Holdings) Limited; FremantleMedia; Geohellas; Gerolymatos International; Gilead Sciences Inc; GlaxoSmithKline; Google; Harley-Davidson; Hewlett-Packard; Hermes; Honda; Hotos EPE; Hugo Boss Trade Mark Management GmbH & Co. KG; Janssen Pharmaceutical NV; Johnson & Johnson; Kraft Group of Companies; Lego; Leo-Pharma AS; Levi Straus & Co; LOGO SA; Lonza Ltd.; L'Oreal; Mul-T-Lock Limited; Marie Claire Album SA; Microsoft; Montres Tudor SA; Mitsubishi Chemical Industries; Motorola; Mundipharma AG; Nokia; Novo Nordisk AS; Nufarm; Nycomed GmbH; Olympos Dairy Industry of Larissa S.A.; Orange Brand Services Limited; Perfetti van Melle SpA; Pfizer Inc; Piraeus Bank; Phillips; Probank AE; Raxevsky SA; Rolex SA; Stam. Mouyer; Starwood Hotels; Takeda Chemical Industries Ltd.; The American College of Greece; TBL Licensing LLC; Telenor ASA; TEMES SA; Trip Advisor; Revlon; Tumi Inc.; Tyco Group of Companies; Rhodia Services SAS; Santa Pharma SA; Sarantis; Sony Corporation; Societe BIC; UHU; Union des Associations Europeennes de Football (UEFA); Wind Hellas; Zino Davidoff SA.
    State Bar Summary:

    All our attorneys are members of the Athens Bar Association.

    Office Hours:
    Monday
    08:00 AM - 06:00 PM
    Tuesday
    08:00 AM - 06:00 PM
    Wednesday
    08:00 AM - 06:00 PM
    Thursday
    08:00 AM - 06:00 PM
    Friday
    08:00 AM - 06:00 PM

    Areas of Practice (7)

    Specific Areas of Practice for our Athens office:

    • Intellectual Property
    • Patents
    • Trademarks
    • Unfair Competition
    • Copyrights
    • Consumer Law
    • Antitrust and Trade Regulation

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