Firm Profile > Drakopoulos > Athens, Greece

Drakopoulos
332 KIFISSIAS AVENUE
HALANDRI
152 33 ATHENS
Greece

Intellectual property Tier 1

The ‘very attentive’ team at Drakopoulos is a popular choice for portfolio management, trade mark registration and protection, patent licensing, domain name and data protection matters, as well as the fully array of relevant disputes. Michalis Kosmopoulos, author of several prominent texts, is a market-leading name on all IP fronts, with a documented history of working with industry leaders on anti-counterfeiting strategies. He leads the department alongside senior partner and founder Panagiotis Drakopoulos. The practice works closely with the firm’s Tirana, Bucharest and Larnaca offices, providing multinational clients with a fully integrated, international service. Clients include technology and software companies, brokerage houses, investment funds and listed companies, among others.

Practice head(s):

Michalis Kosmopoulos; Panagiotis Drakopoulos

Testimonials

‘Drakopoulos supports us in all activities related to brand enforcement. They maintain close contact with all authorities and support us with the seamless transfer of all information. They also help us to overcome language barriers. The entire firm assists us in every respect, which is why it is one of our highly esteemed partners.’

‘Michalis Kosmopoulos proactively oversees all our enforcement actions. He stands out for his great commitment and supports us in every way. This includes, in particular, the valuable work of handling all police and customs cases, as well as representing our rights throughout Greece.’

‘Professional, serious, very competent and very attentive.’

Key clients

APPLE

BOSS

BLÄUEL GREEK ORGANIC PRODUCTS

PUMA

COATINGS FOREIGN IP CO.

BLU KUZINA

REACT

FILA

P.L. THOMAS-LAILA NUTRACEUTICALS

CHIPITA HELLAS

ITAL FOOD

INTERTRADE

DIGEA

NIKON

BASICNET

THE POLO/LAUREN COMPANY

RECKITT BENCKISER

HARLEY DAVIDSON

UNION OF AGRICULTURAL COOPERATIVE OF MESSINIA

Commercial, corporate and M&A Tier 3

Drakopoulos advises on M&A, leveraged buyouts, joint ventures and equity investments, and regulatory and corporate governance matters, as well as the full range of commercial contracts. Practice heads Panagiotis Drakopoulos and Georgia Konstantinidou jointly represent multinational Fortune 500 companies, brokerage houses, investment funds and other major companies. For cross-border matters, the department draws on its close integration with the firm’s international offices in Larnaca, Tirana and Bucharest.

Practice head(s):

Panagiotis Drakopoulos; Georgia Konstantinidou

Testimonials

‘We have been using Drakopoulos for over ten years. Drakopoulos respond efficiently to complex legal problems with flexible commercial solutions, helping us to achieve our business objectives.’

‘Drakopoulos’ lawyers know the law and advise us on what we cannot do, but they also have the legal skills to understand our business vision and assist us with materialising our objectives in a secure and effective way. I would recommend Panagiotis Drakopoulos, for his deep market knowledge and business-oriented approach. When things seem to have reached an impasse, Panagiotis comes with innovative, market-savvy and win-win solutions.’

Key clients

BROOK LANE SPECIAL SITUATIONS FUND

BULGARTRANSGAZ

GRADISTA REAL ESTATE FUND

VODPLAY

VITARIA

IVAYLO IVANOVSKI

INTRAKAT

TIMWE PORTUGAL

VOICEWEB

CLEAN EARTH CAPITAL

BLU KUZINA

DEMIUM STARTUPS

MANI BLAUEL

MARKS & SPENCER

CONDITO

QUARTZELEC

Dispute resolution Tier 3

Drakopoulos 'responds efficiently to complex legal problems'. The team headed by Sophia AmpoulidouMichalis Kosmopoulos and  Panagiotis Drakopoulos handles a broad spectrum of litigation, including IP, product liability, commercial, competition, real estate, banking and construction disputes. Cross-border work is particularly pivotal to the offering, with the firm routinely appearing before the EU courts and in international arbitrations, providing an integrated service across its offices in the Balkans.

Practice head(s):

Sophia Ampoulidou; Michalis Kosmopoulos; Panagiotis Drakopoulos

Testimonials

‘People you can trust. They show great empathy.’

‘We have been using Drakopoulos for over ten years. They respond efficiently to complex legal problems with flexible commercial solutions, helping us to achieve our business objectives.’

‘Drakopoulos’ lawyers know the law and advise us on what we cannot do, but they also have the legal skills to understand our business vision and assist us with materialising our objectives in a secure and effective way. I would recommend Panagiotis Drakopoulos for his deep market knowledge and business-oriented approach. When things seem to have reached an impasse, Panagiotis provides innovative, market-savvy and win-win solutions.’

Key clients

HELLENIC SHIPYARDS

RAJO (member of MEGGLE GROUP)

TUI FRANCE

VOICEWEB

EVANGELOS TSOUMPAS

WSI REFRIGERATION

IEBA TRUST

WGB

NOBILUS ENT

DIMITRA EDUCATION & CONSULTING APOPSI CENTER OF EMPLOYMENT TRAINING

TURK TELEKOM

ITARIA

IAKOVOS SKANDALIS

FIRST SOLAR

MERCATO BLOCKCHAIN

VICTINI LOGISTICS PARK

PRADA

HUGO BOSS

LRC PRODUCTS

MELITA POWER DIESEL

BLU KOUZINA

Employment Tier 3

Drakopoulos is instructed on a variety of employment-related disputes, including breach of contract, unfair dismissal, discrimination and equal pay claims. It is equally as active on the advisory front, assisting with matters such as employment contracts, occupational health and safety issues, and internal policy reviews. Panagiotis Drakopoulos and Georgia Konstantinidou jointly lead the department, which counts the pharmaceutical, healthcare, manufacturing, food and beverage, TMT and financial services sectors among its foremost industries of expertise.

Practice head(s):

Panagiotis Drakopoulos; Georgia Konstantinidou

Testimonials

‘People you can trust. They show great empathy.’

‘Great experience overall. The team is very insightful with proven expertise in the field. On top of this, their professionalism, efficiency and reliability make them stand out in the legal market.’

‘Georgia Konstantinidou has been very responsive. She is personable and understanding as well as professional in her approach.’

‘Drakopoulos’ lawyers know the law and advise us on what we cannot do, but they also have the legal skills to understand our business vision and assist us with materialising our objectives in a secure and effective way.’

Key clients

MARKS & SPENCER

VODAFONE

RECKITT BENCKISER

TASKUS GREECE

GLOBAL UPSIDE

VOICEWEB

QUARTZELEC

CONDITO

Real estate and construction Tier 3

At Drakopoulos, key pillars of the real estate department include acquisitions, leasing, portfolio and facility management, project development and financing. Headed by Panagiotis Drakopoulos and Georgia Konstantinidou, the department advises a client roster including institutional investors, real estate funds, major construction companies, brokerage houses, public authorities and multinationals. The firm has a strong footprint across the SEE region with international offices in Larnaca, Tirana and Budapest.

Practice head(s):

Panagiotis Drakopoulos; Georgia Konstantinidou

Key clients

BROOK LANE SPECIAL SITUATIONS FUND

GRADISTA REAL ESTATE FUND

IVAYLO IVANOVSKI

CLEAN EARTH CAPITAL

LIVEWISE

TMT Tier 3

Drakopoulos' 'insightful' team has expertise in IT-related contracts, data protection, online services, regulatory issues, commercial agreements, terms of use, media and advertising matters, and disputes, among many others. Its clients include telecoms and satellite operators, broadcasters and content providers, gaming organisations and vendors, as well as major entities in the casino sector. Managing partner Panagiotis Drakopoulos leads the practice together with Michalis Kosmopoulos.

Practice head(s):

Michalis Kosmopoulos; Panagiotis Drakopoulos

Testimonials

‘Great experience overall. The team is very insightful with demonstrated expertise in this field. On top of that, their professionalism, efficiency and reliability make them stand out in the legal market.’

‘Michalis Kosmopoulos has been very responsive, as well as personable and understanding.’

‘Drakopoulos respond efficiently to complex legal problems with flexible commercial solutions, helping us to achieve our business objectives.’

‘Drakopoulos’ lawyers know the law and advise us on what we cannot do, but they also have the skills to understand our business vision and assist us with materialising our objectives in a secure and effective way. Michalis Kosmopoulos is a TMT and IP expert who understands the technological technicalities of what we do and provides tailor-made advice that suits our particular needs.’

Key clients

HELLENIC PETROLEUM GROUP OF COMPANIES

RECKITT BENCKISER

VOICEWEB

TARROS HELLAS

ALLEGIS GLOBAL SOLUTIONS

CHIPITA HELLAS

CONDITO

EQUILIBRE

GOOGLE

KARHOO

LENA MARY

LIVEWISE

MANI BLAUEL

PHARMAQUA

TASKUS GREECE

VODAFONE GROUP

EKPEDEVTIKI ANAGENNISI

Drakopoulos has been providing consulting and legal advice to businesses since 1992. The firm possesses extensive resources and know-how to cover a wide range of services and handle substantial and complex transactions; our deep and talented roster of legal professionals provides service quality and legal expertise, leveraging the interests of both our domestic and international clientele, being dedicated to their successful operation.

We respond efficiently to complex legal problems with flexible solutions, helping clients to achieve their business objectives. The firm represents the interests of major national and international businesses, including multinational companies and companies listed on major stock exchange markets, active in several industries, including consumer goods, food and beverage, health and medical, real estate and construction, tourism, energy and environment, information technology, telecommunications, logistics, media and advertising, sports and entertainment, publishing, banking and finance, capital markets, consulting, retail, automotive, manufacturing, defence, government agencies, equities and trusts.

Drakopoulos is distinguished for providing quality legal services at the highest international standards. The firm’s “One Instruction, One Invoice” approach aims at offering a uniform service, geared towards having clients with multinational presence avoid dealing with multiple interfaces, legal systems and mentalities; instead, the firm offers one single point of reference, interface and style of service for multiple jurisdictions in the entire Southeast Europe (SEE) region and beyond, anywhere in the world.

When advising our domestic and international clients, we maintain an active, efficient and pro-business approach smoothly coordinating the procedure across multiple jurisdictions, overcoming language issues and fee arrangement complexities.

Our main offices are located in Athens, Bucharest, Larnaca and Tirana.

Department Name Email Telephone
Panagiotis Drakopoulos pdrakopoulos@drakopoulos-law.com +30 2106836561
Michalis Kosmopoulos mkosmopoulos@drakopoulos-law.com +30 210 6836561
Adrian Roseti aroseti@drakopoulos-law.com +40 213000154
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