Fotini Kardiopoulis is our exclusively recommended Anti-Counterfeiting Law expert in Greece on the Advisory Excellence website. If you need assistance in this area, please contact Fotini directly using the contact details listed above.
Fotini, partner and co-founder of Dr Helen G Papaconstantinou and Partners, heads the firm’s anti-counterfeiting and anti-piracy department. She holds a law degree from the University of Athens with first-class honours and an LLM from the London School of Economics and Political Science.
She joined the Athens Bar in 1985 and has been admitted to practice before the Greek Supreme Court and the Council of State. She has also been a lecturer for 10 years at the Police Academy.
Since 1998 she has been dealing with a broad range of intellectual property matters with an emphasis on trademarks, geographical indications, anti-counterfeiting / anti-piracy, plant breeder’s rights, contract drafting and reviewing and alternative dispute resolution.
She has extensive experience in intellectual property litigation, in devising and implementing anti-counterfeiting programs, filing and administering customs actions, monitoring and enforcing intellectual property rights online and advising on domain name disputes, consulting on license & franchise agreements and on copyright issues.
Fotini Kardiopoulis is an active member of various associations, including the Athens Bar Association, the International Trademark Association, the Association of European Trade Mark Owners and the International Community of Breeders of Asexually Reproduced Ornamental and Fruit Varieties.
Dr. Helen G. Papaconstantinou and Partners, with a history that spans over a century, is broadly recognised as leading in the intellectual property law sector in the country. HP&P enjoys an international reputation for high quality expert services by providing sophisticated legal and business solutions in the full intellectual property lifecycle, from advising on and prosecuting intellectual property portfolios, assessing, managing and maximising the value of intellectual property in commercial and licensing transactions through out of court negotiations and settlement, intellectual property litigation and enforcement strategies. The firm aptly combines its international orientation with a thorough knowledge of the Greek legal and business environment.. What sets HP&P apart is its extensive experience and expertise in the entire spectrum of IP services and its commitment to problem solving and achieving results. HP&P was the first law firm of its kind to implement quality control system.
With respect to the people comprising the Firm, Managing Partner is Eva Yazitzoglou and the other Partners are Miranda Theodoridou, Maria Athanassiadou and Fotini Kardiopoulis. HP&P is home to 12 fully qualified lawyers with considerable experience in all intellectual property matters over many years of practice. Two HP&P attorneys are European Patent Attorneys, while all the attorneys of the Firm are Members of the Athens Bar Association. Most of them are admitted to practice before the Supreme Court and the Council of State. With the efficient assistance of 21 experienced paralegals and supporting staff, HP&P provides legal and administrative services of excellent quality and closely collaborates with 40 technical counsellors whose expertise covers all technical fields. The Firm serves its foreign clients in English, French, German, Spanish and Italian.
HP&P is registered in the Athens Bar Association and is a member of the Greek Association of Law Firms.