Brian Elkington

Partner, Sydney Office
Lawyer and Trademark Attorney

Brian specialises in trademark law and has extensive experience in the application, prosecution and registration of trademark rights.  He also acts in contentious trademark matters such as removal actions, oppositions and enforcement of rights, for example in infringement proceedings.  Brian provides clients with comprehensive advice concerning the development and protection of trademark portfolios, and he has experience in negotiating and drafting intellectual property licenses and other commercial agreements.  In addition, Brian advises clients on other areas which are related to trademarks, such as the acquisition and protection of domain names, including matters to do with cyber-squatting disputes.  He is co-author of the textbooks entitled Trademark Law in Australia (2000) and Annotated Trade Marks Act 1995 (2nd Edition, 2010).

[T] +61 2 9476 0477


  • Juris Doctor
  • Master of Science – Highest Honour, Clinical Psychology
  • Bachelor of Arts – Honours, Psychology
  • Registered Trademark Attorney
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