Ms Maria Kilimiris > Law Offices Patrinos & Kilimiris > Athens, Greece > Lawyer Profile

Law Offices Patrinos & Kilimiris
115 28 ATHINAI

Work Department

Intellectual Property - Trademark Department




Maria has more than 27 years’ experience in a wide range of contentious and non-contentious IP matters, particularly in the areas of Trade Marks, Designs, Copyright and Domain Names.

Maria has extensive experience in the clearance, filing and prosecution of Trade Marks and Designs and has been active in Trade Mark oppositions, revocation and invalidation proceedings. At the same time she has been advising both national and international clients on the enforcement of their IP rights and has acted in many high profile IP disputes before the Greek Courts, the General Court and the CJEU.

Maria heads the firm’s Trade Mark and Design practice and is recognized as a leading figure in IP law in Greece.


Greek, English, French and Spanish


Athens Bar Association


LLB Degree in Law, University of Athens, Athens, Greece

Lawyer Rankings

Greece > Intellectual property

(Hall of Fame)

Maria KilimirisLaw Offices Patrinos & Kilimiris

A boutique firm with tremendous experience of IP and the Greek legal system’, Law Offices Patrinos & Kilimiris is co-headed by Constantinos Kilimiris; his workload covers an array of industries from consumer goods to chemicals, though he is particularly well known for his disputes work in the pharmaceutical space. Fellow department co-head Maria Kilimiris tailors her practice towards trade mark and design matters, namely clearance, filing and prosecution affairs. There is a strong international element to the caseload, with the team specialising in multi-jurisdictional disputes and often collaborating with international firms on the Greek law elements of such proceedings. The team is also extensively experienced in appearing before the EUIPO and the European General Court.