Mr Xenophon Paparrigopoulos > POTAMITISVEKRIS > Athens, Greece > Lawyer Profile

POTAMITISVEKRIS
11 Omirou Str
10672, Athens
Greece

Work Department

CIVIL & CRIMINAL LITIGATION AND ARBITRATION | EU, COMPETITION & ANTITRUST | INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY | TMT & DATA PROTECTION

Position

Xenophon’s extensive litigation practice is focused on handling matters relating to trademark protection, intellectual property disputes, parallel imports and competition issues. He is well-known for his EU and competition practice and has represented clients before the Supreme Courts of Greece and the Hellenic Competition Commission.

He is acting Head of the Department for the Legal and Technical Evaluation of Bills of the Scientific Service of the Hellenic Parliament, where he has served since 1989.

Xenophon acted as country expert in the Council of Europe/GRECO 4th Evaluation Round on Albania (2013-2014).

He was the Component Leader on the implementation of the EU aquis in the context of the EU-Serbia Twinning Project “Strengthening the Capacities of the National Assembly of the Republic of Serbia” (2012-2014).

Xenophon has also participated in a working group which submitted a proposal for the extensive amendment of the Standing Orders of the Parliament of the Republic of Georgia as part of the EU-funded GEOPARES project.

Xenophon is Associate Professor of Law and Philosophy at the University of the Peloponnese, prior to which he held a similar position at the University of Thessaly. Xenophon has published several books and a number of papers. Since 2011, he has been President of the Harvard Club of Greece.

Languages

Greek, English, French, German and Italian.

Memberships

Athens Bar Association (1982)

Education

Harvard Law School SJD (1984)
Harvard Law School LLM (1981)
National and Kapodistrian University of Athens LLB (1980)

Lawyer Rankings

Greece > Intellectual property

(Leading individuals)

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Greece > Dispute resolution

(Hall of Fame)

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POTAMITISVEKRIS has broad expertise in litigation, with particular attention paid to commercial, insolvency, financial crime, IP, employment and administrative matters. The firm has a sizeable team with an array of experience, attracting both domestic and international clients. Konstantinos Papadiamantis and Alexandros Kortesis head the practice. Further mention is given to associate Fay Karkantzou, for her assistance in representing AstraZeneca in litigation proceedings against the Greek State. Xenophon Paparrigopoulos and associates Maria Ferfeli and Theodora Souma are other notable individuals.

Greece > TMT

(Leading individuals)

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