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Eleni Melekou


Eleni's practice focuses on commercial litigation, complex business, and contract disputes. Eleni represents a wide range of clients on the protection and enforcement of their Intellectual Property Rights i.e. trademarks, copyrights and trade secrets. 

Eleni advises entrepreneurs on the formation and structure of their entity, registration of their trademarks and copyrights and all the contractual matters of their business such as employment agreements, NDA, shareholder or operating agreements, vendor agreements.

 Eleni has graduated from New York University School of Law and received an LL.M. in Corporation Law and an Advanced Professional Certificate In Law and Business from NYU Stern School of Business. Her coursework at NYU focused on various financing methods and cross-border transactions. She has also received an LL.M. in Intentional Shipping Law with distinction from Queen Mary University of London. 

 She is admitted to practice in the State of New York and Greece.

Federal Court Admissions:

District Court for the Southern District of New York

District Court for the Eastern District of New York 



-Author, Chapter 7: Salvage Awards, Towage and Quantum Meruit, Damages Recoverable in Maritime Matters, American Bar Association (ABA) Book Publishing 2d. Ed., February 2020

-Author, Visa Options for Greek Enterpreneurs, https://medium.com/@greektech.lia/visa-options-for-greek-entrepreneurs-18d11f9e44ee

-Author, Thesis: The P&I Letters of Undertaking As A Modern Form of Security For The Release of Arrested Shipshttps://nyu.academia.edu/EleniMelekou




- Co-Panelist, "The Power of Our Voice, "Sexual Harassment In The Workplace,  Hellenic Professional Women Inc., Wells Fargo Center New York, May 10, 2019



-Federal Bar Council, Member of the Intellectual Property Committee

-New York City Bar Association, Member

-American Bar Association, Vice-Chair of the Admiralty and Maritime Law Committee

-Hellenic Lawyers Association of New York


Top 3 Qualifications:

1. Corporate Law

2. Intellectual Property Law

3. Commercial Litigation


Fun Fact: Before joining PN lawyers, Eleni's studies focus on transactional, non-contentious legal matters, she never thought that she would fall in love with the commercial and federal litigation practice 

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