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Trademarks
2.
What constitutes a trademark?
2.1
What types of designations or other identifiers may serve as trademarks under the law?
 
Greece
Any character – in particular, words, names, images, letters, numbers, colours, the shape of a product or its packaging, sounds, slogans, patterns, combinations of the abovementioned elements or similar – may constitute a registered trademark.

For more information about this answer please contact: Marina A. Perraki from Tsibanoulis & Partners
2.2
What are the requirements for a designation or other identifier to function as a trademark?
 
Greece
Any designation or identifier that is capable of distinguishing the rights holder’s goods or services from those of others, and which can be reproduced in the Trademark Register in a manner that makes it possible for the competent authority and the public to determine its scope of protection, may constitute a registered trademark.

For more information about this answer please contact: Marina A. Perraki from Tsibanoulis & Partners
2.3
What types of designations or other identifiers are ineligible to function as trademarks?
 
Greece
Under Greek law, designations and identifiers that are non-distinctive, descriptive or deceptive, or contra bona mores, are excluded from trademark registration. In general, a case-by-case assessment as to whether a relevant designation or identifier fulfils the abovementioned criteria is conducted.

For more information about this answer please contact: Marina A. Perraki from Tsibanoulis & Partners