The times we live in are proving increasingly competitive towards safeguarding ideas, inventions, logos, brands and copyright. The continuous development of the Internet and e-commerce in particular, amongst other factors, has given rise to a number of new issues and requirements in terms of protecting, managing and safeguarding the intellectual property of any undertaking.

Our services in relation to Intellectual Property include the following:

Trade Marks

Patents

  • Registrations and renewals of Patents in Cyprus
  • Registrations and renewals of European Single Patents

Copyright

  • Advising on Copyright and publishing rights
  • Drafting agreements and instruments for the protection of copyright

Dispute Resolution

  • Advising on and handling oppositions to trade mark registration applications in Cyprus (Registrar of Trade Marks and Supreme Court)
  • Advising on and handling oppositions to patent registration applications in Cyprus (Registrar of Patents and Supreme Court)
  • Advising on and handling  trade mark infringement proceedings before Cyprus courts
  • Advising on and handling passing off claims in Cyprus
  • Advising on and handling copyright infringement proceedings in Cyprus

Intellectual Property Box

  • Establishing IP Box allowing for as low as 2.5% on worldwide royalties of licensed intellectual property (Read more on the Cyprus IP Box)
  • Advising on tax planning aspects of intellectual property holdings through Cyprus
Our Intellectual Property practice, an area in which we have received a number of accolades and extensive recognition from leading publications and ranking houses, was established with the aim of affording our Clients the maximum protection in Cyprus and the EU. For this purpose, our intellectual property services are also strongly linked with our Competition Law practice and our Litigation expertise and ensure that our Clients are afforded full protection of their trademarks, patents and copyright in Cyprus.
Contact us at ip[at]antoniou.com.cy to discuss your Intellectual Property requirements.
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