Agreements, brand protection & reputation, innovation support, registration strategy, due diligence, IP theft

Our team has in-depth knowledge and experience in Intellectual Property matters. We are involved with virtually all aspects of business relations, in particular dealing with negotiating, drafting and advising on a wide variety of intellectual property contracts. We are often engaged to assist in complex cases of intellectual property structures assisting with the legal requirements which should be considered in every transaction.

We can advise on a variety of intellectual property related matters, particularly:

  • Legal protection, maintenance of the acquired intellectual property rights.
  • Registration of trademarks, designs, patents at national European and international level.
  • Filing oppositions against Intellectual Property registrations to the relevant authorities.
  • Drafting agreements such as license transfer of intellectual property rights and confidentiality agreements.
  • Advising on the registration of trademarks, patents and designs and generally on matters related with intellectual property.

Contact

George Economides

Partner

George Economides

Partner

+357 25 866 480
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George is a partner at E & G Economides LLC. He is also the Vice-Chairman of Totalserve Management Limited, an award-winning international corporate services provider which is headquartered in Cyprus.

George obtained his Bachelor of Laws from the University of Westminster. Further to his studies, George has gained extensive experience in accounting, auditing and tax matters with a leading Cyprus accountancy firm.

His area of focus is tax, real-estate, immigration and technology with IP & GDPR and he is also involved in the firm’s business development, marketing and operational activities. George is a member of the Cyprus Bar Association, a member of the Individual Tax and Private Client Committee of the International Bar Association and a member of the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners (STEP).

He frequently works with HNWIs and international law firms and associates providing advice in restructurings, investments, acquisitions and disposals of either assets, intangible assets or real estate. He also represents and generally advises international companies and group of companies that have relocated and headquartered to Cyprus such as ship-owning, ship-management, e-commerce, investment, financial services and real-estate companies.

George has also been recognized by the Legal500, a leading legal directory and over the years, has co-authored various publications on consecutive occasions as regards to M&A, tax, lending & finance and technology/digital business.

ACADEMIC QUALIFICATIONS

Bachelor of Laws, University of Westminster

MEMBERSHIPS

Cyprus Bar Association
International Bar Association
Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners

Xenia Kasapi

Advocate

Xenia Kasapi

Advocate

+357 25 866 480
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Xenia holds a Bachelor of Laws from The University of Sheffield and a Master of Commercial Law from University of Bristol and has successfully completed a professional course in Arbitration Law at the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (Cyprus Branch). She is a member of the Cyprus Bar Association and a member of Arbitrators in the Charted Institute of Arbitrators.

Xenia is the Head of the Intellectual Property & Data Protection Department, specialising in Information technology (including e-commerce), data protection, intellectual property and commercial law. Xenia gained international expertise whilst dealing with multiple legal issues in various jurisdictions worldwide and currently has extensive experience in corporate finance transactions, corporate and commercial law, intellectual property, liquidation proceedings and data protection matters. She advises on privacy related issues across all industries in the likes of communication companies, pharmaceutical and health care organizations, IT and software licensing and development and cloud computing. Xenia is also assisting companies with establishing and maintaining data privacy and security compliance matters and is drafting and reviewing commercial transaction documents.

Xenia regularly contributes on articles publications. She was the author of Cyprus Investments Funds Association (CIFA) (Articles 2018, 2019) and she also contributed to other publications published in Mondaq, one of which was awarded and ranked as very popular in the topic of Data Protection Law.

Xenia has also participated in lecture programs on data protection, commercial law and intellectual property. She is a lecturer on Business Law and lectures to undergraduates at Cyprus College supported by the European University Cyprus.

ACADEMIC QUALIFICATIONS

Bachelor of Laws, The University of Sheffield
Master of Laws, University of Bristol
MCIArb

MEMBERSHIPS

Cyprus Bar Association
Charted Institute of Arbitrators (CIArb)

Publications

Contributions - 26 Aug 2020

Why Trademarks can be commercially significant

Legal Briefing - 10 Nov 2020

The Protection of Trademarks

Legal Briefing - 10 Nov 2020

Cyprus An attractive Intellectual Property regime

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