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Elias Neocleous & Co LLCprofessional and proactive’ team routinely advises clients such as Facebook and Twitter on IP matters as well as international pharmaceutical companies on regulatory matters. Nicholas Ktenas heads the group.

IP Cyprus - Ioannides, Cleanthous & Co LLC provides a ‘personal service and gets the job done quickly and well’. Highlights included advising a Polish company on the infringement of their products, copyright and trade mark matters. Maria Ioannides is ‘thorough’ and Marinos Cleanthous ‘handles the most complicated matters well’.

Well-established firmDr K Chrysostomides & Co LLCproduces high quality work’. Headed by the ‘hugely experiencedEleni Chrysostomides, the team ‘quickly gets to grips with the most complex matters’ and regularly advises major multinational companies on the entire spectrum of IP matters. Alexandros Georgiades provides ‘spot-on advice’.

Koushos Korfiotis Papacharalambous LLCdoes the work correctly first time around at a fair price’ and counts prominent brand owners among its clients. The IP team has a particular specialism in the pharmaceuticals industry and is led by Eleni Papacharalambous who ‘always responds quickly and efficiently’.

Lellos P Demetriades Law Office is well versed at advising on pharmaceutical IP matters, IP aspects of television and film contracts as well as the registration of community designs. Achilleas Demetriades and Nicoletta Epaminonda are recommended.

Markides, Markides & Co LLC is a ‘high quality firm with a good reputation in IP and litigation’. Hermione Markides is a key contact.

Michael Kyprianou & Co. LLC advises clients such as Thomson Reuters on the full range of IP matters. Tonia Antoniou heads the department.

Andreas Coucounis & Co LLC has a ‘highly competent team that always goes the extra mile’ and recently advised easyGroup on the management of its trade mark portfolio.

Alexandros Marios Coucounis is ‘thorough’.

At Christodoulos G. Vassiliades & Co. LLC, Maria Kyriacou is recommended. Clients include the Cyprus Chamber of Fine Arts.

Christos Patsalides L.L.C. assisted a major media group in Cyprus with the registration of several of its trade marks. Varteni Kasapian is recommended.

Y.Georgiades & Associates LLC advises on the full range of contentious and non-contentious IP matters. Yiannos Georgiades is a key contact.

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    Rapid technological developments and globalisation have brought new challenges and it may be that situations arise which were not previously encountered and/or explored. All the areas of the Law have been affected including - of course - Intellectual Property.
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