Firm Profile > Drakopoulos > Athens, Greece

Drakopoulos
332 KIFISSIAS AVENUE
HALANDRI
152 33 ATHENS
Greece

Intellectual property Tier 1

Clients including Calvin Klein, Pandora, Sony and Puma make up the market-leading roster at Drakopoulos, which also includes multinational technology and software companies, brokerage houses, investment funds and listed companies. Jointly led by Michalis Kosmopoulos and Panagiotis Drakopoulos, the team undertakes a vast array of work including portfolio management issues, trade mark registration and protection work, patent licensings, domain name protection and IP litigation. The group also excels in anti-counterfeiting strategies; Kosmopoulos was recently instructed by The Polo/Lauren Company in a damages claim following the seizure of a number of Ralph Lauren counterfeits at a shop located at one of Athens’ most popular five-star hotels.

Practice head(s):

Michalis Kosmopoulos; Panagiotis Drakopoulos;

Key clients

SKIP HOP Inc

ITAL FOOD

ASICS

CHIPITA

INTERTRADE

IFFCO ITALIASRL

SETEL

THE POLO/LAUREN COMPANY

OSBORNE CLARKE

AKTINA

PRADA

RECKITT BENCKISER

TÜV

CRETAN MUSICAL WORKSHOP SEISTRON

SONY

MAPED

LOUIS VUITTON MALLETIER

CHIPITA SA

PUMA

FILA

VF HELLAS

DIESEL

HUGO BOSS

PANDORA

CALVIN KLEIN

EPIC GAMES (FORTNITE)

Dispute resolution Tier 3

Drakopoulos represents major national and international businesses including brokerage houses, Fortune 500 companies and investment funds, which leverage the firm’s strong presence across the SEE region. The practice, which is jointly headed by Sophia Ampoulidou, Michalis Kosmopoulos, Panagiotis Drakopoulos, handles commercial and competition disputes, international arbitration, class actions, and real estate, construction, banking, IP and product liability claims. The group has experience before courts of all instances and jurisdictions including the European Court of Justice.

Practice head(s):

Sophia Ampoulidou; Michalis Kosmopoulos; Panagiotis Drakopoulos;

Key clients

RECKITT BENCKISER

TIMWE

DIMITRA EDUCATION &CONSULTING SA (FORMER DIMITRA INSTITUTE OF TRAINING AND DEVELOPMENT)

APOPSI CENTER OF EMPLOYMENT TRAINING SA

LRC PRODUCTS

FIRST SOLAR

CHIPITA

VOICEWEB

TUI FRANCE

ITARIA

TÜV

HELLENIC PETROLEUM GROUP OF COMPANIES

BETA

MAPED

SAMSUNG

PANASONIC

ITAL FOOD INDUSTRY AD

HELLENIC SHIPYARDS SA

PUMA

THE LAURENT/POLO COMPANY

Employment Tier 3

Drakopoulos has core strength in litigation, contract breaches, unfair dismissals, code of conduct issues, internal policy reviews, contract draftings, health and safety matters, pension agreements and data protection work. Panagiotis Drakopoulos and Georgia Konstantinidou jointly helm the practice, which represents domestic and multinational clients from a diverse array of industries; examples include the TMT, financial services, healthcare, engineering, food and beverage, pharmaceuticals and manufacturing sectors.

Practice head(s):

Panagiotis Drakopoulos; Georgia Konstantinidou;

Key clients

VOICEWEB

GTECH

US INVESTOR

BENEFIT SYSTEMS

RBH

GLOBAL UPSIDE

TASKUS

QUARTZELEC

Real estate and construction Tier 3

As a Greek firm with a strong presence across the Balkans, Drakopoulos counts national and international corporates, brokerage houses, major constructors, investment and real estate funds, public authorities and institutional investors on its client roster. The group's wide-reaching expertise encompasses acquisitions, leasings, portfolio management issues, project development work, financings, facility management and real estate financings. Panagiotis Drakopoulos and Georgia Konstantinidou jointly lead the department.

Practice head(s):

Panagiotis Drakopoulos; Georgia Konstantinidou;

Key clients

JETAIR

CLEANEARTH CAPITAL

RECKITT BENCKISER

US INVESTOR

SECURE PROPERTY DEVELOPMENT & INVESTMENT

Brook Lane Capital Special Situations Fund

TMT Tier 3

Drakopoulos caters to a roster of international and domestic clients, acting for telecom operators, service providers, satellite operators, content providers and broadcasters in addition to companies in the casino and gaming industries. Jointly headed by Panagiotis Drakopoulos and Michalis Kosmopoulos, the team is equipped to assist on IT-related contracts, data protection, publishing matters, software and hardware licenses, advertising matters and regulatory issues, among other matters.

Practice head(s):

Michalis Kosmopoulos; Panagiotis Drakopoulos

Testimonials

The team helped us obtain a high level of understanding of our needs in order to protect our interests and have always provided us with their services in a timely and efficient manner.

Their guidance and assistance made us feel in the center of their interest, and attention has been available at all times, addressing all our queries and needs.

Key clients

HELLENIC PETROLEUM GROUP OF COMPANIES

RECKITT BENCKISER

3ASYR

WINK

VOICEWEB

UPSTREAM

DALEX SHIPPING GROUP OF COMPANIES

MYKONOS BLANC

ANAGENNISI PRIVATE SCHOOL

MANI FOODS

NEOTTOLEMO LDA

OVB HELLAS

INVENTIO CONSULTING

MEL

ARKAS HELLAS

LENA MARY HOTEL

EVANGELOS THEOS ACCOUNTANCY OFFICE

VORWERK International Strecker & Co

Commercial, corporate and M&A Tier 4

Leveraging a strong presence across the SEE region, Drakopoulos represents major businesses, brokerage houses, investment funds on a broad array of corporate and M&A work. Panagiotis Drakopoulos and Georgia Konstantinidou head the practice which handles matters such as restructuring, commercial contracts, corporate governance and regulatory matters. On the transaction front, it is also engaged for international acquisitions and disposals, mergers and demergers along with leveraged buyouts.

Practice head(s):

Panagiotis Drakopoulos; Georgia Konstantinidou

Key clients

Voiceweb

Study In Greece

Timwe Portugal

Armancon

Hygeia

Biolife

Scientific Games

Consortium Of International Investors

WGB LLC

Secure Property Development & Investment

Sword Group

Cleanearth Capital

Vodplay

Real Estate Fund

Leaseplan

S.T. Global Seafood Partnership

S.T. Global Seafood Partnership

Victini Logistics Park S.A.

Brook Lane Special Situations Fund

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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