We offer a full range of IP services, either as a combined service with preferential rates or on a per-case, per-jurisdiction basis. We have a strong focus on anti-counterfeiting , and our services includecustoms enforcement and trainings, investigations, cease and desist letters, raids and seizures, civil and criminal litigation.
Proactively engaged in anti-counterfeiting, Drakopoulos represents more than 200 IP owners and manages around 350 brand protection cases per year.
Drakopoulos is partner in Greece, Cyprus and Albania of REACT – The Anti-Counterfeiting Network, comprising 280 companies with premium brands across the world, assisting its members in anti-counterfeiting matters across three jurisdictions.
- 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.