Patrinos & Kilimiris have been listed as highly recommended in the 2019 IAM Patent 1000 guide, one of the world’s leading resources to Patent Professionals. Constantinos Kilimiris is also listed in the top tier of recommended individuals.
Further to amendments introduced to the patent law (by law 4605/2019), the recordal of patent license agreements has become compulsory. The same law introduced important changes in provisions relating to compulsory licenses and made the online filing of patent applications compulsory.
Patrinos & Kilimiris have been listed in the silver tier of “The World’s Leading Trademark Professionals” 2019 edition, published by The World Trademark Review 1000, while Maria Kilimiris, Electra Kilimiris and Manolis Metaxakis are listed as recommended experts.
As the Christmas Holiday Season is approaching we would like to inform you that our office shall remain closed between December 24 and December 26, 2018 (both dates inclusive), on December 31, 2018 and on January 01, 2019.
Constantinos Kilimiris was recognized as being one of the world’s leading Life Sciences lawyers after research conducted among clients and peers by Who’s Who Legal.
George Panagopoulos was interviewed by Bridget Diakun of World Trademark Review on the suspension of compulsory mediation in Greece. His interview is available here.
Patrinos & Kilimiris was ranked as a top tier firm for Intellectual Property in this year’s Legal 500 edition while Constantinos and Maria Kilimiris were also named as Leading Lawyers.
The application of compulsory mediation, which was scheduled to take effect in Greece as of 17 October 2018, has been suspended for a year, following decision by the Minister of Justice after the provisions regarding compulsory mediation were found to be contrary to art. 20.1 of the Greek Constitution by the Supreme Court.