Melinda Upton

Melinda Upton

Key Details

Melinda Upton
Co-Managing Partner
DLA Piper


Based in Australia, Melinda Upton works with clients to protect, exploit, and enforce their branding and IP portfolios both nationally and globally. She has expertise in trademark protection and enforcement, anti-counterfeiting, advertising, domain name disputes, passing off, social media, due diligence, and IP audits. Upton also assists clients with corporate rebranding, and advises on transactions involving IP assets in Asia, North America, and Europe. Her industry specialities include fast-moving consumer goods, energy, entertainment, technology, and financial services, among others, and she works with the Australia Customs Service to prevent the importation of counterfeit goods in Australia.