Elliot Papageorgiou

Partner at Clyde & Co

Elliot Papageorgiou advises international companies and brands on contentious and non-contentious IP issues, with a particular focus on developing and implementing strategies for business-centric IP portfolio development, IP enforcement and strategic and cross-border IP enforcement and litigation in China and elsewhere in the Asia-Pacific. He has managed a range of strategic trademark, patent and copyright matters for regional and multinational clients. His client briefs include developing IP strategies for global automotive technology companies, global engineering and manufacturing conglomerates, as well as some of Europe’s best-known fast-moving consumer goods companies, luxury products and jewellery brands.

Mr Papageorgiou was awarded Client Choice Awards in 2013 and 2015-2017 in recognition of his client services, and in addition has been:

  • recommended in the Legal 500’s China IP category;
  • ranked in the WTR 1000 (2011-2019);
  • ranked as a leader in his field by Chambers Global (2013, 2015-2018) and Chambers Asia-Pacific (2012-2018);
  • ranked as a leader by World IP Review (2016);
  • ranked in the IAM Patent Litigation 250 in 2011 and 2012, as well as the IAM Patent 1000 (2012-2018);
  • ranked as one of the world’s leading IP strategists by IAM Strategy 300 (2012-2018);
  • named one of Managing Intellectual Property’s IP Stars (2015-2016); and
  • ranked in Who’s Who Legal: Patents (2014-2018) and Who’s Who Legal: Trademarks (2012-13, 2015-2018).

Mr Papageorgiou is a solicitor (England and Wales), an attorney at law (New York) and a barrister and solicitor (Victoria, Australia). He has been practising IP law since 1995 and now heads Clyde & Co’s China IP Practice. He holds bachelor’s degrees in commerce and economics from Murdoch University (Western Australia), and studied law at Monash University, Melbourne before reading for the BCL at St Catherine’s College, University of Oxford.

Professional associations

  • INTA
  • LES Scandinavia

Firm details

Clyde & Co
Level 23
Shanghai Two IFC
8 Century Avenue
Shanghai 200120

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