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Brian McElligott

Partner


Brian is a Partner in our Intellectual Property Law team. 

He advises clients from a range of sectors including food, beverage, energy, agriculture, pharma, med-tech and eHealth on the formulation and implementation of effective IP development and protection strategies. Brian guides international brand owners through complex IP protection and commercialisation issues and advises major technology companies on IP licensing and due diligence surrounding mergers, acquisitions, IPOs and other transactions. 

Brian is a registered Irish and European Union trade mark and design agent and has a wealth of experience of managing significant trade mark portfolios of major international clients.

He is a former Chair of the Licensing Executives Society of Ireland and the Irish branch of the Anti-Counterfeiting Group. 

Specialties 

  • Intellectual Property and Technology Law 
  • Trade Mark and Design filing and prosecution 
  • Life Sciences 

Speaking Engagements & Teaching

Brian is a lecturer and tutor on the Law Society of Ireland’s professional training and diploma courses in the areas of copyright, designs and patents.

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Areas of Expertise

Intellectual Property Law

Professional Memberships

Law Society of Ireland

Irish trade mark and design agent

EU trade mark and design agent

International Trademark Association (INTA)

Member and former Chairman of the Licensing Executives Society of Ireland

Member and former Chairman of the Irish branch of the Anti-Counterfeiting Group

MARQUES

Education

Trinity College Dublin, BA (Mod) Theoretical Physics