Nicholas Gregoriades is an Associate and participates in the IP, IT & CT Group, the Competition, Agency & Distribution Group and the Consumer Rights Group. He is also a member of the Special Sectors Group and the Litigation Group and serves as coordinator in the Contracts Group.
Nicholas is a member of the Athens Bar Association since 2000 and entitled to argue cases before all Courts of Appeal and lower Courts.
A graduate of the Democritus University of Thrace, Law School (LL.B), Nicholas also holds a Master of Laws degree (LL.M, Summa Cum Laude) from that University on "Company and Employment Law" focusing on Competition Law and IP Rights and is currently a PhD candidate.
At "Ballas, Pelecanos & Associates L.P.C.", Nicholas advises and litigates on all aspects of trademark, technology transfer, media & advertising, unfair competition law and agent & distribution law. Nicholas has been actively involved in developing arguments relating to economic dependency and unfair competition in a number of pharmaceutical parallel trade cases. As Contracts Coordinator, Nicholas coordinates contract drafting and reviews.
Nicholas is a published author. His book “Trademark Licensing Agreements and Restrictions of Competition” (Sakkoulas publishers, 2005) is one of many publications including case comments and articles in legal journals.
Languages: Greek, English
Contribution (Country Chapter) to "PLC Cross-border IP in Business Transactions Handbook 2011/12", Practical Law Company Limited, 2011 (co-authored with G. Ballas, N. Volanis, N. Prentoulis, Th. Konstantakopoulos, E.Tavlas)
“Stock Purchase Agreement and Annual Lapse of L. 3632/28”, Chronicles of Private Law (ΧρΙΔ), 2005
“Offshore Company with its Effective Seat in Greece - Commentary on Decision 2/2003 of the Supreme Court”, Chronicles of Private Law (ΧρΙΔ), 2003