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Emily Sullivan

Emily Sullivan

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Emily Sullivan

Senior Associate, Attorney-at-law under German law

Trade Marks


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Emily is a German attorney-at-law (Rechtsanwältin) and associate in our trade marks team. She advises clients on all matters of EU and German trade mark law.

Areas of Expertise

  • Trade mark clearance
  • Trade mark prosecution, including management of worldwide trade mark portfolios
  • Trade mark oppositions and cancellation actions before both the European and German national courts
  • Trade mark enforcement, including litigation before German infringement courts
  • Design matters
  • Copyright matters


Emily has worked with a range of clients in various industries especially renewable energies and IT start-ups.


Emily is a German attorney at law. She passed her First State Examination after studying at the University of Erlangen-Nuremberg. 

After her two year legal clerkship (Referendariat) in Nuremberg, she passed her Second State Examination and was admitted to the Bar Association of the Higher Regional Court in Nuremberg in July 2018. She joined Mewburn Ellis in 2023.