Name: Dr Nikolaos Lyberis
Firm Name: Vayanos Kostopoulos Law Firm
Country: Greece
Expertise: Patent Law

Telephone: +30 210 3808501
Fax: +30 210 3816685
Email: [email protected]

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Professional Biography:

Dr Nikolaos Lyberis is our exclusively recommended Patent Law expert in Greece on the Advisory Excellence website. If you need assistance in this area, please contact Nikolaos directly using the contact details listed above.

Nikolaos is an attorney admitted at the Athens Bar Association (1984). He is the Managing Partner of Vayanos Kostopoulos Law Firm, specialising in Intellectual Property Law in Greece, Cyprus and worldwide. He is a litigator before the Supreme Courts for civil and administrative matters, representing prestigious clients in trademark, patent and other intellectual property rights conflicts from all branches of industry and commerce.

Nikolaos is an Adjunct Assistant Professor at the Law School of the European University Cyprus (EUC), lecturing Greek and Cypriot Intellectual Property Law and Trust Law. He holds a PhD in European economic and banking law from the Law School of Hamburg University and has served as legal advisor (Referent) at the Max-Planck-Institute for Foreign and Private International Law in Hamburg for 11 years, delivering legal advices to inquiring German courts.

Nikolaos was selected in 2020 as an ordinary member of the Board of Directors of the Hellenic Industrial Property Academy, an institution operating in the frame of the Greek Patent Office, responsible for education and training of intellectual property counsels, thus fostering innovation and patent protection in Greece. In 2014-2015 he was appointed as an ordinary member of the Board of Directors of the Greek Patent Office (OBI).

In the years 2005-2010 Nikolaos worked as an active member of the Legislative Committee of the Ministry of Development and Investments for drafting the Greek Trademarks Law 4072/2012, resp. Law 4155/2013, for the implementation of the Intellectual Property Enforcement Directive EC 48/2004 in the Greek legal order. Nikolaos is a member of numerous Greek and international associations focusing on IP law and related legal fields.

He is the author of various contributions, inter alia on aspects of European Trademark, Unfair Competition, Patent and Design Laws.

Dr Nikolaos Lyberis has conducted intellectual property seminars for the post-graduate program of the Medical School of Athens University, educational programs for Examiners of the Greek Trademarks Office and other entities.

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