Australian Intellectual Property Attorneys

Our mission is to promote innovation, to reward creativity and to protect consumers from confusion in the marketplace.

Meet the Team

The Principals of Chrysiliou IP Patent and Trade Mark Attorneys and Chrysiliou Lawyers are highly experienced Australian intellectual property attorneys and the founders of the practice have each been in the profession for over 30 years.The senior attorney staff and consultants of the Firm possess the necessary qualifications and expertise to establish themselves as highly respected advisers in their respective areas of activity.  Professional support staff are also qualified to assist in the providing of first class service to Clients.  Chrysiliou IP is about a team effort aimed at fulfilling the Firm’s mission at all times.

The Firm’s Attorneys have presented papers at conferences in Europe, USA and Australia in the patent, trade mark, character merchandising and licensing fields.  They have taken part in assisting international organisations and governments in matters pertaining to intellectual property.  They have provided assistance in the preparation of reports of international significance and authored articles which have appeared in intellectual property and licensing publications with international distribution.

Chrysiliou IP has forged alliances with leading experts in areas of law in and ancillary to the intellectual property field.

Patent Attorney Kerry Chrysiliou

Kerry Chrysiliou

Kerry is a co-founder and managing principal of Chrysiliou IP. She is a Solicitor and a Patent and Trade Marks Attorney in Australia and New Zealand. A Bachelor of Science graduate (majoring in Chemistry and Biochemistry), she has specialised in mechanical and chemical patents and trade marks since 1969. Author of intellectual property presentations and articles in Australia and overseas, she is also a consultant in Chrysiliou Lawyers where she has acted in patent and trade mark litigation matters before the Federal Court and Supreme Court.

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IP Lawyer Andy Chrysiliou

Andy Chrysiliou

Andy is a co-founder of Chrysiliou IP. He is a Bachelor of Laws graduate and a Trade Marks Attorney. Admitted as a Solicitor in Australia and Papua New Guinea, Andros is a consulting senior attorney to Chrysiliou IP and is the managing principal of Chrysiliou Lawyers, Solicitors, where he has acted in litigation matters pertaining to intellectual property, consumer protection and analogous areas. He has authored presentations and articles in trade mark related areas, especially character merchandising, in Australia and overseas.

Patent Attorney Allen Chan

Allen Chan

Allen graduated with a honours degree in Material Science and Engineering from Imperial College, The University of London in England. On completion of his master’s degree in chemical and materials engineering at The University of Auckland, Allen began his IP career in 2000 with one of the major IP firms in New Zealand. He relocated to Sydney in 2003 to join a top-tier law firm. Allen commenced at Chrysiliou IP in 2007 and is a registered patent and trade marks attorney and Principal in the firm’s patent team. Allen’s expertise is in materials science and engineering, with his practice including mechanical and chemical engineering, gaming technology, medical and dental devices, security and emergency equipment, manufacturing and packaging. Allen advises local and international clients on patent procurement, validity, infringements, design protection, trade mark protection, oppositions and portfolio management

Trade Mark Attorney Lincoln Chrysiliou

Lincoln Chrysiliou

Lincoln is a qualified Trade Marks Attorney with a property law qualification and background. He is also a licensed investigator. Lincoln’s specialties are in the piracy control and prevention and trade mark prosecution fields. Before he joined the Firm he was involved in major piracy programs, such as at World sporting event venues and for the detection of major brand counterfeit goods.

Interests: Surfing; Yoga; Scuba Diving; Family Time (including the dog) and Photography.

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IP Lawyer Sarah Dixon

Sarah Dixon

Sarah is a graduate with Bachelor of Business (Marketing) and Bachelor of Laws Degrees and holds a Graduate Certificate in Trade Mark Law and Practice. Sarah has over five years experience in trade mark law and practice spanning from her experience in mid-tier and boutique Intellectual Property firms in Australia.

As an intellectual property lawyer, Sarah specialises in the protection of trade mark and IP rights in Australia as well as the enforcement and protection of domain names. Sarah also has experience in the prosecution of trade marks in New Zealand and she has extensive experience in the protection of trade marks in the international arena. Sarah has experience in handling the trade mark portfolios in a wide range of industries including: food and confectionery; clothing and undergarments; entertainment and the medical industry.