A recent case dealt with a dispute between the holder of a domain name and a trademark owner. The latter claimed that the domain name could confuse consumers. However, the judge ruled that the products designated by the same name were very different, therefore there could be no danger of confusion.
A new law coming into force in July 2001 will bring Greek regulation on e-commerce into line with the rest of Europe. The law will also clarify the legal criteria for accepting electronic signatures.