John Landells

Tel: +61 2 8231 1005


  • Sydney
  • Melbourne
  • Adelaide

John Landells is a partner in our Sydney chemistry team.

He is an elected councillor of the Institute of Patent and Trademark Attorneys (IPTA) of Australia. John has also been recognised in Intellectual Asset Management’s World’s Leading Patent Practitioners and Who’s Who Legal in 2018, 2019 and 2020. John is focused on understanding the commercial and business objectives underpinning his client’s drive to seek patent assets, and committed to ensuring patent strategies are tailored to align with his client’s commercial objectives to deliver commercial value and outcomes for his clients. John been endorsed in the IAM Prosecution recommended list each year since 2018.


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  • PhD, University of Otago, New Zealand
  • Bachelor of Laws, Victoria University, New Zealand
  • Bachelor of Science (Hons), University of Otago, New Zealand

Industry Expertise

  • Synthetic organic and formulation chemistry
  • Pharmaceuticals and agrochemicals
  • Electrochemical materials and liquids
  • Polymers, coatings, and composite materials
  • Food and beverage technologies

Professional Affiliations

  • Fellow - The Institute of Patent and Trade Mark Attorneys of Australia (IPTA)
  • Member - Law Institute Victoria
  • Member - New Zealand Institute of Chemistry
  • Member - Royal Australian Chemical Institute