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Jurisdiction: Cyprus

With a court system based on common law, Cyprus courts are known for their professionalism, impartiality, and efficiency. The language used in court proceedings is Greek, but English may also be used before the Commercial and the Admiralty Courts.

Our litigation services in Cyprus offer a comprehensive approach to resolving legal disputes, with a deep understanding of the law and a commitment to strategic thinking and creative problem-solving. We will work closely with you to understand your specific needs and goals, and develop customized litigation strategies. Whether you are involved in a civil or corporate dispute, a fraud case, or a commercial matter, or whether you are facing a personal legal matter, our Cyprus based litigation team backed up when and if needed by our London based barristers is uniquely-equipped to provide you with the legal representation you need.

England & Wales

Jurisdiction: England & Wales

The UK courts are renowned for upholding the rule of law and delivering justice impartially. Based on common law, judicial decisions are based on precedent and custom rather than statutory law.

The legal system in the UK is complex, with separate courts for different types of cases, ranging from small claims courts to the highest court, the Supreme Court.

Our team of London barristers lead by Timothy Frith and Angelos Paphitis are widely respected for their high level of professionalism, which is characterized by a range of qualities and attributes. Some of the key qualities of our London based team include deep knowledge of the law along with extensive experience in their area of practice, analytical skills able to analyze complex legal issues and identify key arguments, advocacy skills, effective communication and strong argumentation, a keen eye for detail, high standards of professionalism, including punctuality and reliability, what characterises our team of barristers, personalized care to our clients.


Jurisdiction: Bermuda

The Bermuda courts are known for their independence, impartiality, and efficiency. The judicial system in Bermuda is based on English common law with final appeals taking place before the Judicial Committee of the Privy Councils (JCPC) which sits in London.

At AGP Law, we are fortunate to have senior litigator and arbitrator Timothy Frith on our team. Mr. Frith is called to the Bar of Bermuda and together with the rest of our London based team of barristers has extensive experience representing clients in a wide range of disputes in Bermuda. His expertise includes commercial litigation, regulatory matters, and international arbitration, and he has successfully represented clients in some of the most complex and high-profile cases in Bermuda. Mr. Frith's reputation for excellence in litigation and arbitration is a testament to the high-quality services we offer at our firm.


Jurisdiction: UAE (Dubai)

AGP Law established its UAE presence in July 2022 with the creation of the UAE Corporate and Business Consulting Services office(link to uae web), a significant milestone in our 17-year history. Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC) is a leading global financial centre with its own independent legal system based on English common law. DIFC Courts are renowned for their efficiency and sophistication in handling a wide range of commercial disputes.

At AGP Law, we are proud to offer top-quality litigation services in the DIFC Courts, with a team of highly experienced litigators and barristers led by Angelos Paphitis, Maria Constantinou, and Timothy Frith. Our team has a deep understanding of the DIFC legal system and a proven track record of success in representing clients in complex international commercial disputes. We offer a range of litigation services, including commercial litigation and arbitration, and we are proud to be one of the leading litigation firms in the region.

To view AGP’s full service offering out of the Dubai office, please click here: UAE Corporate Services - AGP & Co (

Intellectual Property Disputes

Intellectual Property Disputes

As the owner of intellectual property (IP) rights, you have a range of options and actions you can take.

We are an official member of the International Trademark Association, keeping our IP lawyers up to date and in full awareness of the international IP trends, programs and events

We represent clients in enforcing or defending all forms of their IP rights including Trademark Oppositions and Objections in Cyprus, the EU (EUIPO) and internationally (WIPO).

We have defended clients on multi-national cases for IP violations, trademark oppositions and objections, whether before EUIPO, WIPO or in Courts. In terms of EUIPO or WIPO procedures, we represent our clients during oppositions, either for or against, until the final decision of the relevant body.

Trademark Oppositions and Objections: Protecting Your Intellectual Property Rights with Precision.

At AGPLAW, we are dedicated to safeguarding the trademarks of our clients in Cyprus, the European Union Intellectual Property Office (EUIPO), and the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO). Our expert team of Counsels and Consultants specializes in trademark oppositions and objections to oppositions, offering strategic solutions tailored to your specific needs.

Why Choose Us?

  • Proactive Defense - In today's competitive market, protecting your brand is crucial. Our proactive approach ensures that potential threats are identified early, allowing us to take swift action to protect your trademark rights.
  • Comprehensive Expertise - We possess in-depth knowledge of the Cyprus, EUIPO, and WIPO trademark opposition systems. We meticulously analyze opposing trademarks, review evidence, and develop compelling arguments to defend your trademark's distinctiveness.
  • Tailored Strategies - We understand that each opposition case is unique. Our team implements personalized strategies designed to strengthen your position, addressing the specific legal and commercial aspects of your situation. We aim to maximize your chances of success while minimizing costs and time.
  • Effective Negotiation - We strive to resolve disputes amicably whenever possible. Through skillful negotiation, we explore settlement options that align with your objectives, saving you from prolonged legal battles and preserving valuable business relationships.
  • Strong Representation - Should an opposition proceed to submissions and hearing (litigation), we are experienced and prepared to vigorously advocate for your rights in any type of proceedings, whether within the aforementioned organizations (WIPO & EUIPO) or before courts. We are committed to achieving the best possible outcome for your trademark.

    For more details as to how can we help you, please contact us now.

  • We have successfully defended multiple clients of our firm during their EUIPO and WIPO trademark registration procedures during oppositions, either for or against.
  • We have successfully defended before the Courts of Cyprus, a Cyprus wholesale company against an alleged IP violation claim filed by CONVERSE INC, of the USA.
  • We have successfully represented our client, a world known Club/Restaurant, GUABA, on unauthorized trade mark uses and infringements in EU member States and on social media sites.
  • We handle on-going representations of clients in relation to unauthorized registration of business names from third parties, identical or similar to our clients' trademarks.
  • We handle on-going IP registration objections on behalf of our clients, either during registration procedures in Cyprus, in EUIPO or in WIPO.