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Bernitsas Law, Yannis Chryssospathis, Athens, GREECE

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Yannis Chryssospathis

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Bernitsas Law

Work Department

Intellectual Property, Data Protection & Privacy; Life Sciences & Healthcare.

Position

Yannis joined the Firm in 1983 and is Head of the Life Sciences & Healthcare and Intellectual Property, Data Protection & Privacy teams. He has extensive experience in advising on the protection and enforceability of intellectual and industrial property rights including copyright, licenses, trademarks and brands.

Yannis is specialised in the areas of pharmaceutical products and medical devices and food and beverages, advising a client base which includes some of the largest manufacturers and distributors in Greece, on parallel trade issues, clinical trial procedures, labelling and packaging and the market regulation of food and beverages.

Yannis lectures at national and international conferences on a wide range of issues which arise in his area of practice, including experiences after the transposition of EU pharmaceutical law to Greek legislation.

Career

Athens Bar, 1972; Athens Court of Appeals, 1978; Supreme Court of Greece, 1988; Co-managing partner of Conference Bleue, a network of European firms specialized in pharmaceutical healthcare and medical law, 2005-2016; Legal Counsel of the Hellenic Association of Pharmaceutical Companies (SFEE), 1985 – 2015; Member of the Compliance Committee of the European Federation of Pharmaceutical Industries’ Association (EFPIA), 2002 – 2015; Representative of the Association of Greek Industrialists (SEV) to the Standing Advisory Committee before the European Patent Office (SACEPO) in Munich, 1990-2006.

Languages

Greek, English and French.

Education

Degree in Law, University of Athens; Diplôme, Faculty for Comparative Law in Strasbourg.


Greece

Intellectual property

Within: Intellectual property

Bernitsas Law brings ‘creative and viable solutions to difficult issues’ and has strong ‘industry knowledge’. It acts for clients such as Bristol-Myers Squibb. Yannis Chryssospathis leads the team.

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