Ioannis Avgoustis

Ioannis Avgoustis is a Foreign Associate (full time) at Pestalozzi Attorneys at Law Ltd, Zurich, Switzerland, in its Litigation & Arbitration Group.
Ioannis attended a LL.M. in International Commercial Law (with Merit), between 09/2010- 09/2011, at the University College London (UCL), London, United Kingdom and prepared a Dissertation with the topic: “Parallel Imports and the Exhaustion of Trade Marks: Should steps be taken towards an international exhaustion regime?”
(published in European Intellectual Property Review). Between 09/2009-09/2010 Ioannis attended a LL.M. in International Business Law (with Merit) at Queen Mary, University of London, Centre for Commercial Law Studies, London, United Kingdom, where prepared a dissertation on the following topic “The Passing of Risk in International Commercial Sales: A Comparative Analysis”. Furthermore, Ioannis published the following articles: ““Safety or reasonable safety? Interpreting the safe port warranty in charterparty agreements”, The Journal of International Maritime Law (forthcoming, 2014).
“Drawing the line between unprotectable ideas and protectable expressions: The Harry Potter case”, Queen Mary Journal of Intellectual Property, Vol. 1 No. 2,September 2011, pp. 188–192. “Parallel Imports and the Exhaustion of Trade Marks: Should steps be taken towards an international exhaustion regime?” European Intellectual Property Review,Vol. 34 No. 2, 2012, pp. 107-120.