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ANTI-COUNTERFEITING

Drakopoulos offers a  full range of IP  services,  either  as a combined  service with preferential rates or on a per-case, per-jurisdiction basis. The firm has a strong focus on anti-counterfeiting  and its services range from investigation to litigation.

Drakopoulos is the official representative in Greece, Cyprus and Albania of REACT – The Anti-Counterfeiting Network (www.react.org), comprising over 190 companies with premium brands across the world.

01.Highlights

  • We actively represented APPLE, ARSENAL, ASICS, BEATS, BULGARI, CALVIN KLEIN, CASIO CLUSE, CONVERSE INC, COTY, DIESEL S.PA.ESTEE LAUDER,  SWISS WATCH FEDERATION, FRED PERRY, HARLEY DAVIDSON, HARVEY MILLER, HIT (MATTEL), HYUNDAI, ICE, LA MARTINA, LOUIS VUITTON, MANCHESTER UNITED, MATTEL, MCM, MONCLER, NIKE INC.NEW BALANCE, NEW ERA, NXP-MIFARE, PAUL FRANK, PRADA, RALPH LAUREN, RITCHY,  ROLEX,  SAMSUNG,  SENNHEISER, SONY, SPY INC., SUPERDRY, SWAROVSKI, TAG HEUER, TED BAKER, THOMAS (MATTEL), TIMBERLAND,  UGG,  VERSACE, VIACOM, VF INC, VW,  WILLY BOGNER in a total of around 300 different cases, managing the seizure of approximately 180.000 items of counterfeited products and advising them on legal aspects of these cases.
  • We advised LEVI STRAUSS on a series of old cases in order to secure destruction of counterfeits with minimum risk for the company.
  • We advised NXP on a possible infringement case against a Greek company selling RFID cards online.
  • Following a seizure of approximately 100.000 counterfeits of various brands, including up to 7.300 RALPH LAUREN counterfeits, by the Financial Crime Unit of the Ministry of Finance, lead by our firm, in the island of Rhodes, we filed a criminal complaint against this infringer and are in the process of finalizing and filing a claim for damages against him.