Kriton is an expert in Intellectual Property Law and Antipiracy issues, as well as in International Corporate Litigation, White Collar Crime and Asset Recovery. He has represented in many occasions MPAA, the Greek Audiovisual Anti-Piracy Association, major film studios, Dassault Systemes, Warner the International Amnesty a.o. He has also been representing many major players of the Greek entertainment industry and prominent Greek authors, composers, directors and artists.
Kriton Metaxopoulos is a graduate of the Athens University Law School (1984) as well as an LL.M graduate of the London School of Economics (1986). He has been practicing law since 1986 and is the Managing Partner of “A. & K. Metaxopoulos & Partners Law Firm” since 2000. He speaks English, French and Italian.
Connected his name with one of the first ever in Europe prohibitions of parallel imports of DvDs (Independence Day) which were in breach of contractual “windows” of exploitation, with the dairy cartel case and the “neighbouring to it” corruption of the General Secretary of the Greek Competition Committee in 2006 and the major legal battle between DIVA SrL / MARCAL and EMI which lasted for years and resulted to a major court victory for DIVA /MARCAL regarding all Maria Callas live recordings which were then licensed by DIVA / MARCAL to EMI Classics. He currently represents a large number of victims of the 2014 Norman Atlantic Shipwreck.
Kriton has a 30 year long experience in cross-border litigation and has represented Greek but also foreign clients in Court disputes in Italy, the UK, France, Lebanon, Romania in parallel with providing strategic advice in multijurisdictional white collar / financial disputes.