Protection of Intellectual Property, especially protection of Industrial Property Rights, requires extensive comprehension of both legal and technical aspects of know-how and innovation. However, given that in Greece no national legal and professional framework sanctioning Patent Attorneys exists, patent matters are usually handled either by specialised Attorneys-at-Law or by engineers with practical patent expertise.
Matsos & Associates Law Office overcome the lack of institutional framework for Greek Patent Attorneys by combining their own legal expertise with the expertise in patent, know-how and innovation protection of Chimar Hellas S.A., a world-leading technology provider company, which has developped its expertise in IP protection also in other scientific fields, beyond its own R & D activity in chemical engineering.
This co-operation, probably unique in Greece, allows the firm to offer full-range services in IP Protection, corresponding to the services offered by Patent Attorneys in most EU countries, including thorough innovation consulting, drafting and filing of patent applications both at the Greek Industrial Property Organisation and at the European Patent Office, legal and technical advice during the examination procedure, litigation.
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