Yannos Paramythiotis studied law in the University of Athens and was awarded an LL.M. degree from Freie Universität Berlin. He then went on to gain a PhD in copyright law from D.U.Th. under the supervision of Prof. Dr. M.-Th. Marinos.
During his doctoral studies he spent time as a guest researcher in Max Planck Institute for Innovation and Competition in Munich under a DAAD scholarship. Subsequently, he was awarded a scholarship from the State Scholarship Foundation to conduct post-doctoral research in the field of EU copyright law. He has taught intellectual property law in the law school of D.U.Th.
His research interests focus on intellectual property and unfair competition law, internet law and media law. He is an attorney at law, admitted to practice before the Supreme Court, and a partner of "Paramythiotis and Partners" law firm in Athens.