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A & K METAXOPOULOS AND PARTNERS LAW FIRM – ANNOUNCEMENT – WOMEN IN BUSINESS LAW AWARDS 2022

A & K Metaxopoulos and Partners Law Firm proudly announces that Marilena Nikolaraki, Salaried Partner is the winner of the award Trademark Lawyer of the Year, awarded by Euromoney Legal Media Group’s Women in Business Law Awards EMEA 2022.

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Women in Business Law Awards EMEA 2022 – Shortlist Announced

A & K Metaxopoulos and Partners Law Firm proudly announces that our firm as well as three of our women lawyers have been shortlisted, in a total of six different categories, in Euromoney Legal Media Group’s Women in Business Law Awards EMEA 2022. 

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A & K METAXOPOULOS AND PARTNERS LAW FIRM – LEGAL 500 EMEA 2022 RANKINGS ANNOUNCED

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Greek Supreme Court contests the validity of Philips’ EFM+ (DVD) Patent

Summary

In its decision no 1589/2017 the Greek Supreme Court upheld the appeal brought by the Greek company “DPH” against the Dutch company “P”. The Supreme Court held that the Court of Appeals’ decision, which had upheld definitely the lawsuit of “P” against “DPH” for breach of “P”’s essential patents, was wrong in finding they were sufficient reasons for granting patent protection to “P”’s disputed patents under the applicable rule of Greek law setting the conditions for granting patent protection.

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New era for Collective Management in Greece and the legal uncertainty for AEPI, the major Greek CMO

  1. Introduction

The Collective Management Organisations in Greece are subject to the legal framework of the Law 2121/1993, as amended recently by Law 4481/2017 regarding the collective management of copyright and related rights, thereby the Greek legislation was harmonised with the Directive 2014/26/EU.

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