Fotini Kardiopoulis


Dr. Helen G. Papaconstantinou and Partners
2, Coumbari Str.
10674 ATHENS

Tel: +30 210 3625757


Fotini Kardiopoulis has graduated with first-class honours from the University of Athens with a law degree and holds an LLM from the London School of Economics and Political Science. She has been a member of the Athens Bar since 1985 and is admitted to practise before the Supreme Court and the Council of State.

Ms Kardiopoulis has handled a broad range of IP matters since 1998, with an emphasis on trademarks, plant breeder’s rights and alternative dispute resolution. She heads the anti-counterfeiting/anti-piracy department of the firm and has extensive experience in IP litigation, devising and implementing anti-counterfeiting programmes, filing and administering customs actions, monitoring and enforcing IP rights online and advising on domain name disputes.

She is a regular contributor to several prestigious IP recourses. She is a Greek native speaker and fluent in English and French.

HP&P (Dr. Helen G. Papaconstantinou and Partners) HP&P (Dr. Helen G. Papaconstantinou and Partners) is one of the oldest and largest IP law firms in Greece and broadly recognized as the leading in the country.

HP&P, established as a law firm in 2015, evolved from the Law Offices Dr. P.D. Theodorides – Dr. H. G. Papaconstantinou (originally established in 1920) and the company Dr. Helen G. Papaconstantinou, John V. Filias and Associates (est. 1996).

Founding partners of the firm are Dr Helen G. Papaconstantinou (Managing Partner), Eva Yazitzoglou, Miranda Theodoridou, Maria Athanassiadou and Fotini Kardiopoulis. Managing Consultant of the firm is John Filias.

HP&P has an international reputation for high-quality expert services and sophisticated legal and business solutions in the IP field. We aptly combine our international orientation with in-depth knowledge of the Greek business and legal environment. What sets us apart is our extensive experience and expertise in the IP sector and our commitment to problem solving and achieving results.

With 14 fully qualified lawyers and 20 paralegals and supporting staff, HP&P provides legal and administrative services of excellent quality and closely collaborates with 35 technical counsellors whose expertise covers all technical fields.

HP&P is registered in the Athens Bar Association and is a member of the Greek Association of Law Firms

Other memberships include: EPI, ECTA, AIPPI, INTA, FICPI, PTMG, MARQUES, CIOPORA, ITMA, GRUR (German Association for the Protection of Intellectual Property), UNION-IP, CIPA, UK Society of Legal Scholars and the UK Society of Legal Scholars.

In addition to striving for professional excellence, our lawyers and staff have a strong commitment to professional integrity and business ethics.

  • National / EU trademarks / international trademarks
  • National / European patents / PCTs / EP validations / utility models / SPCs / plant variety rights
  • National / community / international Designs
  • Geographical indications and designations of origin
  • Copyright / protection of artistic works
  • Exploitation of IP rights / licensing, franchising
  • Due diligence searches and related consultancy / monitoring
  • Litigation involving all aspects of IP Law
  • IP consultancy
  • Anti-Piracy / anti-counterfeiting / customs monitoring / border measures
  • Trade secrets
  • Domain Names, alternative dispute resolution (ADR) / mediation
  • Internet Law / electronic forms of payment, online contracts and services
  • Competition, advertising and consumer protection law
“Dr Helen G Papaconstantinou and Partners Law Firm (HP&P) is one of the oldest and largest IP law firms in Greece and broadly recognised as the leading boutique in the country.”
World Trademark Review, 2018