Intellectual Property

Kelemenis & Co. can offer guidance through complex transactions and litigation involving the full range of intellectual property law, including:

  • Patents;
  • Copyrights;
  • Designs;
  • IP audits and due diligence;
  • Privacy and data protection;
  • Trademarks; and
  • IP litigation.

The firm has been handling contentious and non-contentious IP matters for domestic and international clients in several industries and has considerable experience advising clients on related issues such as regulatory concerns, privacy, data protection and distribution agreements.

Recent highlights include acting and/or advising:

  • Absolut Vodka on all its trademarks’ local compliance formalities and procedures.
  • Metaxa on competitors’ trademark infringements.
  • Travel company on successfully registering the trademark following administrative litigation against the Trademarks Authority that had rejected registration.
  • Smiley on all local trademark registrations.
  • German travel company FTI Touristic and its subsidiary Meeting Point on its trademark misuse by a local travel company.
  • Protergia, one of the major energy companies in the country, on securing registration at local, European and global level.

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Representative Clients

Absolut Vodka, Metaxa,, Aquis Hotels & Resorts, Smiley, FTI Touristic, Protergia.

Legal 500 2013 says:

Kelemenis & Co. handles a mix of trademark, patent and IP licensing matters. Clients include Absolut, Metaxa and

Legal 500 2011 says:

Kelemenis & Co. handles trademark filing for key clients including Smileyworld and Aquis Hotels & Resorts. On the litigation front, the team advised Metaxa on trademark disputes.

World Trademark Review 1000 2011 says:

The IP department of [Kelemenis & Co.] is an adjunct to its established commercial practice and has a rising profile in the Greek market. The team handles contentious and non-contentious IP matters; sources admire [the firm’s] considerable cross-border experience and fast turnaround times.

Legal 500 2009 says:

Clients praise the IP practice at Kelemenis & Co. for delivering “consistently top service”.

Legal 500 2008 says:

Kelemenis & Co. wins its new ranking due to a fast-developing IP practice which clients praise for a “high degree of professionalism”.