Full Bio

Maria is a member of the Intellectual Property (IP) Law practice group of the Firm.  She has extensive experience, in Greece and abroad, in all IP areas (trademarks, trade names, trade secrets, domain names, copyright, patents, utility models and industrial designs). Maria regularly advises national and foreign entities on the structuring and management of their IP portfolios, handling all related non-contentious matters and defending their IP rights before all competent authorities and courts. She is further actively engaged in the drafting and review of IP and other commercial agreements and the legal due diligence reviews of IP assets.

Maria has particular expertise in patent litigation with emphasis on pharmaceutical patents, having handled cases of patent cancellations before the competent courts.

Her experience further extends on regulatory compliance in the pharmaceutical, medical devices, cosmetics and food supplements sector, significantly in matters of promotion and advertising of cosmetics and food supplements.

EDUCATION

DEA Droit de la Communication, Paris II Panthéon - Assas (2003-2004)
Law School, Dimokritio University of Thrace (1998-2003)
Université de Liège, Faculté de Droit, Belgium (Erasmus Program 2000)

LANGUAGES

English, French, Spanish, Catalan

MEMBERSHIPS & ASSOCIATIONS

Member of the Athens Bar Association (2005)
Member of the Barcelona Bar Association (2009)
Member of Intellectual Property Rights (IPR) Committee
Member of the Intellectual Property Rights (IPR) Committee of the Hellenic American Chamber of Commerce

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