Ms. Lainioti was born and raised in the United States. She is of Greek and Brazilian
heritage. After being accepted to the Bar Association of Massachusetts, she moved to
Greece and has been a practicing member of the Athens Greece Bar Association since 1997.
Ms. Lainioti received her Bachelor’s and Juris Doctorate Degrees in the United States.
She has practiced business and intellectual property law with the Law Offices of Michael G.
Papaconstantinou (1995-1996) and Law Offices of Dr. P.D. Theodorides and Dr. Helen
From 2003 to 2005 she served as in-house counsel to the Organising Committee for the
Olympic Games ATHENS 2004.
* Degree Equivalence Exams (DIKATSA), University of Athens Law School, 1996-1997
* Juris Doctorate, Cum Laude, University of Minnesota Law School, 1990
* Bachelor of Arts, Summa Cum Laude, University of Texas at Austin, 1985
* Athens Bar Association (Greece), 1997
* Massachusetts Bar Association (USA), 1990
* European Patent Office (Professional Registration #09003220)
* OHIM-Trademarks and Designs (Representative #40398)
* Attorney List of the Embassy of the United States of America in Athens, Greece
* Legal Professional List of the Embassy of the Brazilian Republic in Athens, Greece
* Member of the American-Hellenic Chamber of Commerce
* Listed in European Legal Experts 2002
* Listed in European Legal Experts 2001
*I nternational Trademark Association Internet Committee
– DNS Governance Subcommittee (2001 to 2003)
* International Trademark Association - Legislation Analysis Committee (1999 to 2001)
* Country Report on Greece, The Trademark Reporter Annual Review,
International Trademark Association for the years 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001 and 2002
* Country Report on Greece, International Charitable Giving: Laws and Taxation,
Graham & Trotman/Martins Nijhoff Publishers, 1996
* BH MAGAZINE, 7 Steps to Heaven: Legal Guide to Buying Property in Greece, British
Hellenic Chamber of Commerce, Summer 2006
Intellectual Property (National, European and International)
Wills and Trusts (Inheritance)
Litigation before Greek and European Tribunals
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