Kriton Metaxopoulos is the legal counsel and coordinates the defense of a Greek DVD factory before the German Supreme Court in a case of patent infringement. The 40 million euro dispute ended with a favorable for our clients decision, since the German Supreme Court rejected the plaintiff’s claims.
By representing many major foreign and Greek publishers, record labels, etc our firm has drafted various license agreements
The firm acts as legal consultant, strategic consultant and litigator for a number of radio stations in their dispute with Greek neighbouring rights collective management organisations in relation to the payment of “equitable” remuneration for neighbouring rights , claimed by those organisations for radio broadcasts of their works. During this dispute the right of Collecting
The firm has also represented in the past US studios and Greek distribution companies in relation to distribution of the films Alexander and the Da Vinci Code on the Greek cinema market. In both cases, church organisations and Greek citizens had requested that public screening of these films in cinemas be prohibited for “historical” and
According to a European research conducted by Euromoney Media Group, our partner Irini Daroussou is considered one of the best 5 women lawyers in copyright and the only Greek lawyer for Intellectual and Industrial Property.
Our firm represents a major software company which incurred losses of millions of dollars due to illegal distribution of a pirated PC programme which is used in various manufacturing industries (mainly in military design, aerospace and engineering). After years of investigation, Scotland Yard tracked down the brains behind this trans-European trafficking ring to Greece. Working
We represent world known Greek composers, authors and performers such as Maria Callas estate, Theo Aggelopoulos, Irini Pappa, Yannis Christou, Yannis Markopoulos, Nikos Koundoros and others.
We have prepared an opinion on behalf of a foreign distributor of audiovisual material who provides video material to third parties throughout Europe, with thorough analysis of the domestic television market, the Greek Collecting Societies, the term and conditions of standard contracts between Societies and users and a detailed list of Internet providers and distributors
We represented 1.000 Greek Authors (lyricists, composers) in a case of unfair competition before the Greek Competition Committee in favor of AEPI, the Greek Collecting Society for Authors and Composers.
We have vast experience in TM and Patents and we provide our support in trademark law to a vast number of foreign and domestic clients for filing TM’s and Patents in Greece and the E.U.