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Maria Athanassiadou is an attorney at law and one of the founding partners of Dr Helen G Papaconstantinou and Partners law firm (HP&P), where she also heads the patents and industrial designs department. Ms Athanassiadou holds a law degree from the University of Athens and a master’s in Spanish studies from the University of Barcelona. She has been a member of the Athens Bar since 1996 and is admitted to practise before the Supreme Court and the Council of State.
With more than 25 years’ experience in all IP fields, she focuses her practice on IP litigation, prosecution and counselling, with a particular emphasis on patents, utility models, supplementary protection certificates, industrial designs and trademarks. Ms Athanassiadou advises major international as well as local clients especially in the pharmaceutical sector, assisting them in building and developing effective strategies that suit their business objectives and purposes.
Ms Athanassiadou is an active member of the International Federation of Intellectual Property Attorneys, the Pharmaceutical Trademarks Group and the International Trademark Association.
She has been ranked as a Leading Individual in Legal 500 EMEA 2021-Intellectual Property as well as a Recommended Individual in IAM 1000 – World’s Leading Patent Professionals 2021 and 2020. She has also been awarded the 2020 Certificate of Excellence as a leading expert for patents law advice in Greece by Advisory Excellence as well as ranked as “Trade mark star 2020 in Intellectual Property” in IP STARS 2020 and a “Recommended Lawyer” in The Legal 500 EMEA 2020-Intellectual Property.
She is a regular contributor to Wolters Kluwer Manual IP, Katzarov’s Manual on Industrial Property and several INTA resources, as well as various significant patent, trademark and designs publications. Recent contributions include: