Copyright & Database Rights

Copyright and database rights are of crucial importance in protecting the interests of a wide range of industries including television and entertainment, the media, publishing computer and software.

We offer comprehensive advice with respect to the protection of copyrightable materials, including original literary creations, audio and visual works, product configurations, databases and computer software.

We litigate complex issues of copyright ownership, validity and infringement in Greek courts.

We negotiate and draft all forms of copyright-related agreements, such as content license agreements, software license agreements, agency agreements, publishing agreements, web-site development agreements, development agreements, transfer agreements. We also perform due diligence studies in the context of domestic and international mergers and acquisitions.

 

Key services include:

  • Counseling clients on establishing and maintaining copyright protection and on the scope of such protection in Greece and internationally
  • Copyright and database litigation
  • Anti-piracy
  • Drafting licensing, franchising and merchandising agreements

“An expert in copyright”

Chambers & Partners Europe, 2016