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Xenophon Paparrigopoulos

Tel:
Work +302103380000
Email:
PotamitisVekris Law Firm

Position

Partner specialising in EU, competition and antitrust, civil and criminal litigation and arbitration, and intellectual property. Xenophon has litigated on trademark protection, intellectual property disputes, parallel imports and competition issues. He is the acting Head of Department for the Legal and Technical Evaluation of Bills of the Hellenic Parliament, and legal counsel to the Scientific Service of the Greek Parliament (since 1989).

Career

Elected President of the Harvard Club of Greece (2011-13); legal counsel to the Hellenic Post (1999-2001); Head of the EU Studies Department of the Scientific Service (2003-09).

Languages

English, French, German, Greek and Italian.

Member

Athens Bar Association (1982).

Education

Harvard Law School, SJD (1984); Harvard Law School, LLM (1981); University of Athens, LLB (1980).


Greece

Dispute resolution

Within: Leading individuals

Xenophon Paparrigopoulos - PotamitisVekris Law Firm

Within: Dispute resolution

The team at PotamitisVekris Law Firm draws praise for its ‘professional’ and ‘in-depth’ approach. Its expertise covers commercial, administrative, white-collar criminal, employment, IP and IT-related cases. It continues to advise Procter & Gamble in a matter brought against it by a former distributor. Key individuals include arbitration practice head Vicky Psaltis, the ‘exceptionalKonstantinos Papadiamantis, and the ‘brilliantXenophon Paparrigopoulos.

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EU and competition

Within: EU and competition

Xenophon Paparrigopoulos has an ‘outstanding reputation’ and heads the team at PotamitisVekris Law Firm. The team is advising Procter & Gamble on an abuse of dominance matter. Astrazeneca, DIAS, and Notos Com Holdings are also clients. Associate Vassilis Stergiou is recommended.

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Intellectual property

Within: Intellectual property

The ‘strong team’ at PotamitisVekris Law Firm is led by Xenophon Paparrigopoulos and advises on copyright, patent and trade mark matters. Associate Alexandros Koliothomas is ‘an expert in patent and trade mark issues’.

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TMT

Within: TMT

Xenophon Paparrigopoulos heads the team at PotamitisVekris Law Firm, which is active across technology, media and telecoms matters, and is particularly strong in data protection and privacy. It advised Coca-Cola HBC Services on its new corporate website, and is advising Wind Hellas on the potential acquisition of Forthnet.

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