Mr Clive Elliot

Clive is a barrister, patent attorney and arbitrator. He specialises in the IP, technology and media areas and has acted as counsel in many leading cases in the area.

Clive is President of the New Zealand Bar Association.

He is a past Council Member of the Auckland Branch of the New Zealand Law Society and the Legal Practice Division of the International Bar Association (IBA). He is also a past co-chair of the Intellectual Property and Entertainment Law Committee of the IBA and a past president of IPSANZ.

He was convenor of the Intellectual Property Committee of the New Zealand Law Society for a period of 10 years.

He is a co-author of the Lexis Nexis loose-leaf texts: Copyright and Design; and Patents and Trade Marks.

He has in the past been a part time lecturer in the post-graduate Masters course at both the Department of Law and the Department of Commercial Law at Auckland University.

He is a frequent writer and commentator on IP and information technology issues and is a member of the Editorial Board of the Intellectual Property Forum.

He is named in the International Who’s Who of Patent Lawyers, the International Who’s Who of Internet & E-Commerce Lawyers and the World Trademark Review’s World’s Leading Trademark Professionals.


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