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Kiortsis & Associates Law Offices
106 77 ATHENS

Greece > Intellectual property Tier 2

The Athens-based Kiortsis & Associates Law Offices team is renowned for its ‘prompt and effective approach’, specialising in all aspects of industrial and intellectual property law, covering both the transactional and litigation sides. Christina Kiortsis heads the practice and is known for her ‘honesty and efficiency’; she brings vast expertise in all elements of soft and hard IP law matters to the firm.

Practice head(s):

Christina Kiortsis


‘I don’t have to worry about the cases I assigned them because I know that everything will be done the right way and there will be no loopholes or problems in the future.’

‘Friendly and cost effective solutions!’

‘Prompt and effective approach!’

‘Christina Kiortsis is a fine professional, who stands out for her honesty and efficiency. Although usually staying away from the marketing front, she is probably the go-to person for every IP need in Greece.’

‘The firm and its people are trustworthy and easy to work with. Our business collaboration has run smoothly for many years now.’

Key clients

Ipsen Biopharm Limited

Ipsen Bioinnovation Limited


Fresenius Kabi Deutschland GmbH

ETME: Peppas & Associates E.E.

Indena SpA

Franz Schneider GmbH & Co. KG

Candia Strom AVEE

Gap SA

Intertrade Hellas ABEE

Pierre Fabre SA

Puma SE

Scotsman Ice S.r.L.

Yannidis Brothers SA

Iseo Serrature SpA

Veltek Associates Inc.

Regeneron Pharmaceuticals Inc.

Amgen Inc.


Orion Corporation

AOP Orphan Pharmaceuticals AG

Whisbi Technologies S.L.

Scharper SpA


Chery Automobile Co., Ltd.

Kiswel Holdings Ltd

Burlington Education Cyprus Limited

UCB Biopharma SRL

The Chinese University of Hong Kong


KEBA Gesellschaft m.b.H.

Waldner Holding SE & Co. KG

OOO “Paritet-Tsentr”


Work highlights

  • Drafted the patent texts of the PCT/GR2014/000015 and PCT/GR2019/000019, which were filed in the name of its clients.
  • Successfully opposed Greek trade mark application no. 262233 PRINCE & design, based on the famous trade mark “prince” of U.S. Company Prince Sports.

The firm: Kiortsis & Associates Law Offices was established in 1951 and is one of the oldest established offices in Greece involved in matters of Intellectual Property. Today, the firm specializes in all aspects of Industrial and Intellectual property and it is well known for its high level of expertise in addition to its extensive legal experience.

Our over 70 years experience, high level of education and continuous awareness of the latest developments in Intellectual Property Law, together with our state-of-the-art equipment, help us to provide our clients with the best available services.

Our offices are equally competent in IP filings, litigation, contracts and negotiation, as well as in legal consulting. They maintain a very strong international clientele, which consists of small to large companies as well as local and foreign individuals . Moreover, Kiortsis & Associates Law Offices co-operates with prominent and trustworthy law firms on an international level, which enable us to offer comprehensive legal services to clients with international business interests.

From our offices’ establishment to the present, Kiortsis & Associates Law Offices has represented over 5,000 companies around the world in numerous cases. Some of the biggest and most well known companies we represent are REGENERON PHARMACEUTICALS, INC. in U.S.A., AMGEN, INC. in U.S.A., ORION CORPORATION in Finland,  CITRIX SYSTEMS, INC. in U.S.A., PUMA SE in Germany, IPSEN PHARMA SAS in France, PIERRE FABRE SA in France, INDENA SPA in Italy, FRESENIUS KABI GROUP in Sweden, Austria, Germany, India and U.S.A.,  PFIZER, INC. in U.S.A., ALX ONCOLOGY, INC. in U.S.A., KCC CORPORATION in Korea, ELI LILLY AND COMPANY in U.S.A., etc.

Areas of practice: Examples of the firm’s main areas of practice are: Greek patents, European patents, International patent applications, Patent drafting, Patent drawing services, Technical translations, Greek trade marks, European Union trade marks, International trade mark registrations, Greek designs, European Union designs, International design applications, Utility models, Domain names, Unfair competition, Copyrights, Customs monitoring, Prosecution, Litigation, Legal consulting, Contracts, Negotiation.

Department Name Email Telephone
Unfair competition
Intellectual property
Industrial property
Greek trade marks
European Union trade marks
International trade marks
Greek patents
European patents
International patent applications
Utility models
Greek designs
European Union designs
International design applications
Domain names
Customs monitoring
Patent drafting
Patent drawing services
Technical translations
Legal consulting
International Association for the Protection of Intellectual Property (AIPPI)
European Communities Trade Mark Association (ECTA)
International Trademark Association (INTA)
International Federation of Industrial Property Attorneys (FICPI)
Association of European Trade Mark Owners (MARQUES)
Asociacion Europea de Abogados (AEA)

KIORTSIS & ASSOCIATES Law Offices complies with equal opportunity employment objectives. We do not discriminate against individuals on the basis of age, disability, gender, pregnancy or maternity, race, colour, nationality, ethnic or natural origin, religion or belief, sex or sexual orientation, not only for ethical reasons but also because we believe that diversity brings substantial potential benefits such as better decision-making and improved problem solving as well as greater creativity and innovation, which leads to enhanced service development and provides us with the ability to compete in global markets.

KIORTSIS & ASSOCIATES Law Offices fulfils its diversity policy and mission by:

  • respecting individuality and different perspectives of all people working with us
  • placing lawyers and administrative staff of varying backgrounds in the right positions, based on their experience, speciality, talents and desire, so as to give the opportunity to everyone to succeed and equally contribute to our business’s goals
  • ensuring that women lawyers make up more than two-thirds of its staff
  • recognizing the value of older staff as on an equal level with younger ones.

We are of the opinion that while achieving business targets, firms and companies should do CSR at the same time. KIORTSIS & ASSOCIATES Law Offices monitors and ensures its active compliance with the spirit of the law and ethical standards with the aim of increasing long-term profits through positive public relations and reducing business and legal risk through high ethical standards.

Our business’s Corporate social responsibility is expressed by:

  • respecting the rights and needs of the working people
  • providing secure employment
  • helping the environment by keeping electronic files, by using electronic means of filing trademark, patent applications etc., by recycling materials
  • being a donor to many human and animal welfare organizations, such as UNICEF, ACTIONAID and PETA.

Faithful to ethical business practice, KIORTSIS & ASSOCIATES Law Offices supports professional work undertaken voluntarily and without payment or at a reduced fee for those who are unable to afford legal services. Especially during this difficult worldwide crisis, KIORTSIS & ASSOCIATES Law Offices has expanded the delivery of pro bono legal help mainly by giving free legal advice.