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Nikolinakos & Partners Law Firm

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Managing Partner: Dr. Nikos Th. Nikolinakos
Number of partners: 5
Number of lawyers: 15
Languages: Greek, English, French, German, Spanish

Firm Overview:
Nikolinakos & Partners is an Athens-based law firm built upon a strong regulatory, transactional and litigation foundation. It has in-depth, genuine and proven expertise in a wide range of legal areas and specific sectors and has gained a reputation for vigorous representation of clients before courts and governmental agencies. The firm’s lawyers have substantial in-house industry experience and have filled senior positions in regulatory authorities. The firm’s specialisation covers the following areas: Telecommunications, Media & Technology (TMT); Digital Business; Data Protection & Cyber Security; Antitrust/Competition Law; Intellectual Property; Administrative Law & Litigation; Agency Litigation.

Main Areas of Practice:

Telecommunications, Media, Technology (TMT) & Digital Business:

3 partners
The TMT practice has gained a strong reputation for providing expert advice (and litigating) on a range of issues, including: electronic communications; digital business; data protection & cybersecurity; on-line gaming & betting; electronic financial services (ebanking, e-wallets etc); e-commerce (retail, ticketing, services); artificial intelligence; cloud-related services; IoT; big data; technology-related services; digital media; interactive entertainment; computer gaming; software licensing; IT outsourcing agreements; automotive connectivity issues (regulatory, IP, consumer protection etc); network sharing agreements/projects; spectrum auctions, spectrum sharing/trading.
Key Clients: Vodafone S.A.; AT&T Inc.; Airbnb Inc.; Lamda Hellix Data Centers S.A.
Contact: Nikos Nikolinakos, Dina Kouvelou, Alexis Spyropoulos
Tel: +30 213 002 0020
Email: [email protected], [email protected], [email protected]

Data Protection & Cybersecurity:
3 partners
The Data Protection & Cybersecurity Practice works across many sectors, having a strong focus on the technology, medical, pharma and leisure areas. It offers a full complement of counseling, regulatory and litigation services. It handles data breaches, GDPR compliance and Binding Corporate Rules. It regularly appears before agencies and relevant regulatory authorities, such as the Hellenic Data Protection Authority –‘DPA’ and the Hellenic Authority for Communication Security and Privacy - “ADAE”. Key Clients: Boston Consulting Group (BCG); Volkswagen Bank S.A; AT&T Inc.; Athens Medical Association; Astir Palace/Four Seasons; Lamda Hellix Data Centers S.A.; Innovis Pharma S.A.
Contact: Nikos Nikolinakos, Dina Kouvelou, Alexis Spyropoulos
Tel: +30 2130020020
Email: [email protected], [email protected], [email protected]

Antitrust & Competition Law:
3 partners
The practice has substantial expertise and experience in the application of competition law in specific sectors (especially in the technology-related fields and in regulated industries) and vast experience in Agency Litigation (i.e. application of competition law before National Competition/Regulatory Authorities and Administrative Courts). It covers, inter alia: Antitrust Litigation; Competition Law Compliance; Anticompetitive Agreements; Abuse of Dominance; Competition & Regulatory Investigations; Mergers, Joint Ventures & Acquisitions; Antitrust & Intellectual Property; Cartels; State Aid. The practice has litigated a wide variety of antitrust matters, both for plaintiffs and defendants, including, inter alia, claims involving: refusals to deal; monopolisation and market dominance; price discrimination, pricing schemes, rebate schemes; predation; leveraging & bundling; exclusive dealing & tying; vertical and horizontal price fixing; non-compete agreements; intellectual property/antitrust disputes.
Key Clients: Vodafone S.A.; GRID Telecom Greece S.A.; Airbnb Inc.
Contact: Nikos Nikolinakos, Dina Kouvelou, Alexis Spyropoulos
Tel: +30 2130020020
Email: [email protected], [email protected], [email protected]

Dispute Resolution & Agency Litigation:
3 partners
Due to the firm’s TMT, antitrust/competition law, data protection and administrative law expertise, the litigation practice focuses on: i) competition law litigation; ii) TMT/technology-related litigation; iii) data protection & cybersecurity litigation; and iv) Administrative law litigation, i.e. litigating both before National Regulatory Authorities and Administrative courts (mainly the Athens Court of Appeal and the Council of State – i.e. the Supreme Administrative Court of Greece).
Key Clients: Vodafone S.A.; Airbnb Inc.; AT&T Inc.
Contact: Nikos Nikolinakos, Dina Kouvelou, Alexis Spyropoulos
Tel: +30 2130020020
Email: [email protected], [email protected], [email protected]

Intellectual Property:
3 partners and 1 of counsel
Due to its unique TMT and digital business expertise, the firm handles a wide range of IP matters — both contentious and non-contentious — including complex cases related to the technology and digital business sectors. It consults on (and litigates) on the full array of IP law, such as copyright, trademarks, trade secrets, patents, IT law, IP transactions, cultural property, anti-piracy, plant variety rights, software licensing and digital platforms.
Key Clients: Mehiläinen S.A.; Nomisma Holdings PTE Ltd; Innovis Pharma S.A.; Profile Software S.A.
Contact: Nikos Nikolinakos, Dina Kouvelou, Alexis Spyropoulos
Tel: +30 2130020020
Email: [email protected], [email protected], [email protected]

Energy:
3 partners The practice has a proven track record in energy regulatory/ legislative matters, corporate transactions, litigation/ arbitration and environmental matters across all segments of the sector. The team represents its clients before the Regulatory Authority for Energy (RAE) and before administrative courts. It also provides energy law advise to international law firms, which are looking for energy regulatory experts in Greece. Apart from its ex-ante energy regulatory, competition law and administrative law expertise, the team has developed a particular strength in structuring renewable energy projects.
Key Clients: Volton Hellenic Energy S.A.; Global WTERT (Waste-to-Energy Research & Technology) Council
Contact: Nikos Nikolinakos, Dina Kouvelou, Alexis Spyropoulos
Tel: +30 2130020020
Email: [email protected], [email protected], [email protected]

Contributions

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Dina Th. Kouvelou, Dr Nikos Th. Nikolinakos

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