Litigation and trademark challenge

The Firm is successfully representing a media company in litigation against a competitor in a dispute regarding the unlawful use of a highly lucrative website and trademarks.

Ongoing advice to real estate agents

We have been providing ongoing advice to a Greek real estate agent aiming to expand its business in the Asian and the Arabic market, by drafting various types of commercial agreements and also advising the client on the terms and strategy of such expansion. We have also registered the client’s business logo with the national competent IP registry, as well as drafted its business site’s legal disclaimer.

Intellectual property

Our firm has experience in advising national and foreign legal entities conducting business in Greece on a wide range of intellectual property matters.
Our advice is focused amongst others on trademark registration, drafting of license agreements and anti-counterfeit strategies. We have also assisted companies to trade their products in the clothing, food and alcoholic beverages markets, on a variety of legal issues such as  the protection of their intellectual property rights in Greece, which in many cases involved litigation proceedings before civil and administrative Courts. Our firm is also experienced in data protection matters and our clients include, among others, telecom companies and commercial retailers, which have retained our firm to advise them on matters such as the standard regulatory compliance policies and related authorizations, whistle-blowing schemes, data processing agreements, data security and data retention obligations.

Maria Malikouti

Maria joined the Firm in 2010. Her practice encompasses in parallel a wide range of corporate and commercial law work, including negotiating and drafting of complex corporate and commercial agreements of diverse types, such as joint ventures, shareholders and share purchase agreements, debt restructuring and facility agreements, with a focus on agreements regarding energy EPC projects. She also advises on an ongoing basis on corporate law and capital markets issues and has participated in extended due diligence in the context of M&A transactions.

Maria also regularly represents clients before the Greek Courts and before international arbitral tribunals. Her litigation work includes civil, commercial and energy disputes. Among other she has been working in Mytilineos – RTB Bor dispute while pending before the Greek Courts as well as the Mytilineos vs the Republic of Serbia ad hoc BIT arbitration case, which were successfully concluded in 2018.

Maria speaks Greek, English, French and German.