Vali Sakellarides

Ms. Vali Sakellarides is the Senior Managing Partner of our firm. She is an Attorney at Law with a background in Mathematics (University of Athens - 1988) and holds an MSc in Information Technology from UCL of the University of London (1990), a Law degree from the University of Athens (1999) and an LLM in Telecommunications and Computer Law from Queen Mary of University of London (2010).

Vali joined the firm in 1991 and has extensive experience in all aspects of trademarks, patents, designs, domain names and IP prosecution and litigation. She was awarded the Silver Medal by World Trademark Review for 2012 and 2013 for her individual work in Trademarks in Greece.

Vali has been a member of INTA for many years and is the Vice Chair of the INTA Legislation and Regulation Committee for the 2014-2015 term. In 2012-2013 she served as the Chair of the Legislation and Regulation Subcommittee for Europe and Central Asia. She is also a member of FICPI, AIPPI, PTMG.

Vali is the author of the chapter on Trademarks in Greece in “Trademarks Throughout the World” edited by Edward Fennessy, Thomson Reuters 2013. She also contributed the chapter on Domain Names in Greece in “McGrady on Domain Names - Global Guide”, LexisNexis, May 2007-2011, edited by Paul McGrady.

Interview of Vali Sakellarides for “the James Nurton Interview”, June 2011, in Alicante News of OHIM: