Apostolos has over 12 years’ experience in the IP profession and is a qualified UK and EU Trade Mark and Designs Attorney. Apostolos is a Trade Mark Director at HGF, based in our London office.
Apostolos focuses on facilitating the client's preferred outcome in the most cost effective manner, preferably without litigation; should litigation become necessary he has a first class team of IP solicitors to hand in HGF. He enjoys working in close liaison with in-house personnel as a single team.
Apostolos is involved in all aspects of trade mark law, including the management of trade mark portfolios and prosecution of contentious and non-contentious trade mark matters.
He also has extensive experience in designs and frequently advises clients on design strategies and freedom-to-use matters.
Apostolos handles trade mark and design portfolios for clients on a UK, European and worldwide basis, in many different sectors including in retail, automotive, aviation, technology and finance industries.
The University of Edinburgh, Biological Sciences
Queen Mary University of London, Management of Intellectual Property
Queen Mary University of London, Certificate in Intellectual Property Law
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