Avramopoulos & Partners has vast experience in media legal issues, media litigation and content-related disputes relating to newspapers, broadcasters, magazines, film & TV production companies, and advertising agencies. With capabilities in a wide range of services and sectors, including corporate, technology and finance, we are able to draw on considerable expertise and resources across the firm to provide the level of knowledge and the standard of service any major corporate client expects.
Our team assists businesses and individuals in dealing with adverse press attention, preventing publication of material in breach of copyright and confidence, and bringing libel and privacy claims. Importantly, businesses whose reputation may be at risk or under attack can benefit from our expertise in all aspects of corporate reputation management.
The expansion of the internet has given rise to new threats to the reputation of businesses and individuals, such as the worldwide publication of media coverage, bloggers, and anonymous postings on chat rooms or websites set up by aggrieved third parties. In close cooperation with local authorities, Avramopoulos & Partners combines legal expertise with technological know-how in order to best identify and take action against such threats.
The Firm has expertise in all forms of entertainment and related litigation. The entertainment and media group works closely with the Firm's telecommunications group and intellectual property group to provide expert legal opinions on the flourishing areas of emerging technologies, new media and the convergence of entertainment, telecommunications and the internet.
Among others, we have dealt with issues such as:
Avramopoulos & Partners advises on IT and telecom matters, and is instructed by clients such as AT&T GNS Hellas, and Sabre Hellas. Senior associate Barbara Angelopoulou heads the team. (European Legal 500, 2016 ed.).
Barbara Angelopoulou heads the team at Avramopoulos & Partners Law Firm, which is highly recommended for data protection issues. Major clients include AT&T GNS Hellas, Sabre Hellas and New Spring Telecoms. (European Legal 500, 2015 ed.).
Avramopoulos & Partners Law Firm’s Athanassios Safaris and Mina Manakidou have very active practices. Recently the firm advised Motorola Mobility, ACNielsen and General Electric on data protection issues. (European Legal 500, 2014 ed.)
Avramopoulos & Partners Law Firm’s quality, versatile practice represents numerous TMT clients including Motorola Mobility, GE and Olympus. Athanassios Safaris heads the team. (European Legal 500, 2013 ed.)
Avramopoulos & Partners Law Firm is experienced in IP and data protection issues. Clients include Greek music house Nakas, Zebra and Aegean Blue Vacations. Athanassios Safaris heads the team.(European Legal 500, 2012 ed.)
Led by Eleni Bertes, Avramopoulos & Partners Law Firm’s IP practice has been acting for UK clothing company All Saints Retail Limited on copyright and design infringement cases in Greece. (European Legal 500, 2011 ed.)
Eleni Bertes heads Avramopoulos & Partners Law Firm’s IP practice, which has been providing data protection and regulatory advice to clients including Pearson and PPD, as well as advice to Harlenic Hellas Publishing on copyright issues. (European Legal 500, 2010 ed.)
Avramopoulos & Partners Law Firm advises media and entertainment clients in the film industry on matters relating to international productions. (European Legal 500, 2009 ed.)
Avramopoulos & Partners Law Firm is active in advising arts sector clients including Greek and international production companies, producers and filmmakers. (European Legal 500, 2008 ed.)
Avramopoulos & Partners Law Firm has a strong film law practice which represents some major US –and UK- based clients. It also acts for award-winning Greek film director Pantelis Voulgaris, and has been negotiating the live performance agreements of international artists including Jennifer Lopez. (European Legal 500, 2007 ed.)