Nelson Mullins IP Attorney Named to World Trademark Review 1000

Staff Report From South Carolina CEO

Friday, February 8th, 2019

Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough LLP Charleston Partner John C. McElwaine is recognized as a “World Leading Trademark Professional” in the eighth edition of World Trademark Review 1000 (WTR1000).

McElwaine is the managing partner of the Charleston office and a member of the firm’s Intellectual Property Group.

The 2019 edition said of McElwaine: “[He] consistently provides top-quality service in trademark registration, brand management, infringement and enforcement. He is deeply knowledgeable in all areas of IP law and provides insightful advice and valuable counsel. John is a leading trademark practitioner in the Southeast. He handles high-tech agreements with ease, thinking through not just issues on the surface but also the ripple effects that could result depending on the position staked out.”

McElwaine  focuses his practice on Internet, domain name and technology litigation, and strategic counseling. He has been active since 2009 with the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) and in leadership with the Intellectual Property Constituency.  In 2015, we was appointed as a World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) panelist for UDRP cases..