Marina Markellou

Attorney at Law
tel. +30 210 7221021

As external associate of our law firm, Marina Markellou provides legal counsel on intellectual property law, technology, media and telecommunications law as well as European Union law.

Marina serves as research fellow at the Ionion University teaching the course “Legal Coverage of Cultural Products” and at the Institution d’ etudes Francaises teaching the course of “Corporate Law”. Ξ‘dditionally, she has provided legal services to the digital provider Digea SA, as regards the transition process of analogical TV to the digital era. She has worked in the past as legal advisor of the company “TRIP-HOP.NET” and the publishing company “PIFRANCE” in Paris, the Hellenic Railways Organization, and she has also concluded a stage at the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) in Geneva.

Marina has participated as legal expert in a variety of European Projects, such as the European Programme IDABC: Creation of the first European Free Software Licence (EUPL) in December 2008 and the Twining Project in December 2007 on the harmonization of the Turkish law with the European standards of Intellectual Property Law. She is a member of the Group of ALAI (Association Littéraire et Artistique Internationale), has participated in international conferences and her research interests focus on Intellectual Property Law in the digital age, e-commerce law, the Data protection Act and competition.

She has published several articles, amongst them the following:

Protection of Art under French law – Business Law Review (April 2010)

E-publishing and digital libraries – Collective work with an independent contribution to the article “Open content in Libraries – Contractual Issues” in cooperation with E. Vagenas and C. Kapellakou (2010)

The Public License for the European Union in light of copyright law – European and International Policy Review (2008)

The French proposal riposte graduée: review and prospects – Administrative Law Journal (June 2008)

EUPL: Vers un dialogue harmonieux entre Copyright et Copyleft? – Revue Lamy Droit de l ‘immatériel (2007)

The deposition of a technical mean of protection in DVD – Reflections on the February 28, 2006 decision of the French Court of Cessation Media Law Journal (2007)


Intellectual Property Law
Technology, Media & Telecommunications Law
European Union Law


CECOJI – CNRS – Ionion University – Cyprus University of Technology, Post Doctoral Research – 2011

Université Montpellier I – National and Kapodistrian University of Athens Ph.D. Subject- 2009

Université Montpellier I – MASTER 2 (DEA) in Business Law, Department of Intellectual Property Law, 2005

Aristotle University of Thessaloniki- Law Degree, 2002

Université Sophia-Antipolis- Erasmus, I™nternational Law, 2001


Member of the Bar Association of Korinth, 2003
Licensed to practice before the Court of First Instance

Postgraduate Seminar in administrative law, Foundation prof. Stasinopoulos

International diploma in graphology