This department acts for many multinational corporations whose brands are
recognised worldwide and is entrusted by a large number of international
corporations for the legal protection of their trade marks and other
intellectual property rights throughout Cyprus and its neighbouring regions
including the Balkan countries, and, especially, Greece.
Its legal expertise is enhanced by an excellent and close relationship with
related government departments and authorities, especially Customs and Excise
both in Cyprus and Greece.
The range of services offered include the following:
advice, registration and protection of trade marks, trade names,
copyright and patents
franchising and licensing
specialisation in anti counterfeiting
internet domain registration
passing off issues
This department works closely with the Technology and Telecommunications
Department in relation to intellectual property issues arising from the Internet,
which are rapidly increasing.
This department also advises and handles all issues relating to product
liability, whether contentious or non-contentious, especially in relation
to food and beverages and computer hardware and software.