Mr. George A. Ballas



Solicitor and Barrister at the Athens and Piraeus Court of Appeals, the Supreme Court of Greece and the Council of State. European Patent Attorney. Author: "Anti-Counterfeiting: A Global Guide" (Greek Contribution), World Trademark Review, 2008/2009/2010/2011; "International Patent Litigation: Developing an Effective Strategy" (Greek Contribution), Globe Law and Business, 2009; "Intellectual Property & Antitrust" (Greek contribution), Getting the Deal Through/Law Business Research Ltd, 2010; "Intellectual Property in Business Transactions" (Greek contribution), Practical Law Company Ltd, 2011/2012; "Enforcement of Intellectual Property Rights through Border Measures - Law and Practice in the EU" (Greek Contribution), Oxford University Press, 2011. Lecturer: "Patents and the Pharmaceutical Industry," AstraZeneca Satellite Symposium, 30th Panhellenic Gastroenterology Congress, Athens, 2010. Secretary General of the Greek Parliament, 1981-1985. Chairman, Insurance Board, Public Power Corporation, 1985-1987. Chairman, Not-for-Profit Association for the Establishment of Libraries, 1979-2000. General Legal Counsel, Fiat Auto Hellas SA, 1975-1995. Lead Outside Counsel for Greece, Microsoft Corporation and Microsoft Hellas SA, 1992—. Member, Board of Directors: Public Power Corporation, 1985-1987; Fiat Auto Athens S.A., 1976-1988.

(Senior and Managing Partner)

Areas of Practice (8)

  • Intellectual Property
  • Industrial Property
  • Patent Litigation
  • Information Technology
  • Computers and Software
  • Company Law
  • Commercial Law
  • Real Estate

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
+30 210 3625943  Phone
+30 210 3647925  Fax
Law School Attended:
Athens University, Law School, Greece, LL.B.
Year of First Admission:
1972, Athens
Athens Bar Association; International Bar Association; Institute of Professional Representatives before the European Patent Office.
Greek and English and French and Italian
Birth Information:
Athens, Greece, 1949
Payment Information:
  • Fixed Hourly Rates
  • Fixed Fees Available

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