Nikos Prentoulis is a seasoned IP strategist and litigator with extensive experience in handling both contentious and non-contentious matters for well-known international brand owners. His clients span a variety of industries and market sectors – from pharmaceuticals, tobacco, toys, food and beverages to fast fashion, technology and financial services. Mr Prentoulis’s litigious practice extends from the Greek courts to the EU Intellectual Property Office and the EU General Court. He focuses on trademarks, designs and unfair competition matters, as well as patents.
Mr Prentoulis has served as legal counsel to the secretary general of commerce of the Hellenic Ministry of Development on trademark and regulatory matters and as legal counsel to the Hellenic Quality Assurance and Accreditation Agency for Higher Education.
Peers and colleagues describe Mr Prentoulis as “really proactive”, a “heavyweight litigator” and “the perfect counsel for global brand owners unsure of the best way to proceed in this challenging jurisdiction”.
Mr Prentoulis graduated from the Law School of Athens and has an LLM in European Community Law from the University of Essex. He regularly lectures and publishes on intellectual property and has been a longstanding member of the MARQUES Class 46 blog. He is fascinated by design thinking and the interaction of IP law with behavioural sciences.