Prentoulis Gerakini > Athens, Greece > Firm Profile

Prentoulis Gerakini
106 73 ATHENS

Greece > Intellectual property Tier 1

Prentoulis Gerakini's 'forward-thinking' team has expertise in IP litigation, patent nullity actions and regulatory matters. It also handles patent litigation cases for clients such as Teva and Phillip Morris Products, as well as anti-counterfeiting matters for Adidas and Offwhite, among others. The practice is led by Nikos Prentoulis, who has expertise in trade marks, patents and designs. He has served as legal counsel to the Secretary General of Commerce for the Hellenic Ministry of Development on trade mark and public procurement matters.

Practice head(s):

Nikos Prentoulis

Other key lawyers:

Nancy Gerakini


‘The firm provides legal support in anti-counterfeiting and trade mark infringement matters. They provide top-quality service and are very client-oriented.’

‘Nikolas Prentoulis is a smart and creative lawyer who finds the right strategy for each case. He is flexible and adapts to the client’s strategy every time.’

‘Very good legal knowledge and ability to find commercial solutions.’

‘Prentoulis Gerakini is our go-to firm for dealing with IP legal matters in Greece and abroad. Highly effective and professional in their approach and always coming to the table with practical and business-oriented solutions.’

‘Nikos Prentoulis and Nancy Gerakini are knowledgeable and experienced lawyers, always willing to support us, no matter how complicated and/or urgent the request is. In the process of time, we have built a unique relationship, based on mutual respect and trust.’

‘Nancy Gerakini is very meticulous and leaves nothing to chance, when it comes to preparing arguments for litigation. Her advice on non-contentious matters is also characterized by thoroughness and strategic thinking, always bearing in mind our business goals.’

‘Prentoulis-Gerakini law firm have the right blend of skills understanding the business needs and providing the right solution each time. They work proactively and invest the right time to provide solutions.’

‘Nikos Prentoulis is very impressive – good experience in patent litigation, clear and well-thought through advice and a fantastic team player.’

Key clients

Teva Pharmaceutical Industries

adidas AG


Louis Vuitton Malletier

A+E Networks UK

Hewlett Packard Inc.

Philip Morris International

Global Media & Entertainment Ltd


Citrix Systems Inc.

Puig Group


Wagamama Ltd

Hasbro Inc.

Inter IKEA

Essity France

Haitoglou Bros SA

Work highlights

  • Represented Phillip Morris Products SA in the preliminary injunction initiated by a Greek competitor relating to its heat-not-burn technology products, successfully securing the undisturbed continuation of its production and exporting activities in Greece.
  • Assisted Adidas AG in enforcing its famous 3-stripe trade marks in a 4-stripe infringement case.

Prentoulis Gerakini Law Partnership is a forward-thinking boutique law practice and consultancy, with a mastery across the spectrum of intellectual property and regulatory & competition law. The firm also focuses on information technology,  public procurement, agency/distribution projects and white collar crime.

Our approach is multi-disciplinary and extrovert, just like our clients. Prentoulis Gerakini works with major international clients and law firms to offer tailor-made solutions and expertise at the highest level to every single one of its clients. The domestic businesses it represents are key players in their respective markets and its international clients include well-known entities with multinational commercial interests, established law firms, and technical and business consultancies, all accustomed to quality, prompt and efficient services. The firm is a modern, forward-thinking legal lab focusing on clients’ needs.

Characterised as a ‘true one-stop shop’ and ‘really different from the average Greek IP firm; it’s really part of the European scene’, Prentoulis Gerakini enjoys an excellent reputation for its courtroom work, and also for thinking outside-the -box, particularly in cliff-edge matters. The practice works across a wide range of industries and markets, primarily including fashion and luxury, tobacco, life sciences, automotives, telecoms, fintech, gaming, product design, and food and beverage, as well as banking.  It is heralded as ‘popular among C-suite execs, in-house counsel, marketing experts and creative types because of its gift for providing commercially focused advice’.

Independent and multi-jurisdictional, Prentoulis Gerakini has forged strong ties with leading law firms across the global and is able to customise law firm and consultancy networks for on projects involving jurisdictions beyond our in-house expertise.

Intellectual property Nikos 210 3617609
Competition law Nancy 210 3617609
EU & Regulatory Nancy 210 3617609
Dispute resolution Nikos 210 3617609
White Collar Crime Nikos 210 3617609
Privacy Nancy 210 3617609
IT & Media Nikos 210 3617609
Agency & Distribution Nancy 210 3617609
Nancy Gerakini photoMrs Nancy GerakiniNancy Gerakini is Head of the Regulatory & Competition law department of…
Nikos Prentoulis photoMr Nikos PrentoulisNikos is a seasoned strategist and litigator, spearheading the intellectual property and…
Number of lawyers : 9
at this office : 6