CHRISTOS CHRISSANTHIS

Law School

Commercial Law

Contact Details

Akadimias 45 str.,  1st Floor, Room 3, 10672 Athens| Email: chchris@law.uoa.gr


PROFILE

Christos Chrissanthis is a fully practicing attorney at law since 1994 and an assistant professor of commercial law at the University of Athens, Faculty of Law. His practice concentrates on intellectual property, insurance and reinsurance, mergers and acquisitions and commercial litigation. He holds an LL.B. and a PhD. degree from the University of Athens, as well as two LL.M. degrees from the University of London. He has published extensively on commercial law matters in most eminent academic law journals and has successfully lead many complex litigation cases that have developed innovative and influential precedents and authorities in Greece in matters like look alike products, parallel trade, famous marks, professional liability insurance policies, constructions all risks policies and reinsurance. He has also worked closely with foreign equity funds in aspects relating to business acquisitions and reorganization of major local enterprises. In addition to law, he has a strong background in accounting, management and negotiation strategies.

SELECTED PUBLICATIONS

The new law on trademarks, 2020 [in Greek].

Intellectual property as a means for advancement or suspension of technical progress and economic development, Commercial Law Review 2019, pp. 747 seqq. [in Greek]

Exhaustion of intellectual property rights, 2012 [in Greek]

ANCILLARY ACTIVITIES

Christos Chrissanthis was the vice president and major reporter in the legislative committee for the recent Greek law on trademarks (No. 4679/2020) implementing Directive 2015/2436