Adam Luxton

Adam Luxton

Principal & CEO

P: +61 7 3011 2200 | E: | Fisher Adams Kelly Callinans LinkedIn

Level 6, 175 Eagle St, Brisbane, QLD 4000

“Understanding my clients’ businesses and their commercial objectives is critical to my ability to offer commercially relevant advice.”

Adam has 15 years of experience in patents, designs and trade marks, with a robust technical background in Mining Engineering and Software Engineering. He has a proven track record, and is highly regarded in the mining and energy fields, demonstrated by his engagement by large national and multinational mining and energy companies.

Adam has acted as lead patent attorney in a number of Federal Court patent matters. He has also been involved in many opposition matters before the Australian Patent Office, acting for both the applicant and the opponent.

Role & Accountabilities

Adam’s expertise is widely sought by clients with challenging or contentious intellectual property matters, particularly by those clients in the energy, engineering and mining fields. Adam’s attentiveness to industry trends assists him to provide relevant legal advice, regarding any developments that may affect his clients’ matters.

Adam has been recognised as an Australian IP Star in the 2016 and 2017 IP Stars Handbook.

Industry Expertise

  • Construction & materials
  • ICT & software
  • Mechanical engineering
  • Oil & gas
  • Renewable energy

Qualifications & Memberships

  • Bachelor of Engineering (Software), University of Queensland
  • Bachelor of Engineering (Mining), University of Queensland
  • Master of Industrial Property, University of Technology, Sydney
  • Registered Patent and Trade Marks Attorney, Australia and New Zealand

Professional Associations

  • Fellow and past Council Member of the Institute of Patent and Trade Marks Attorneys

Authored Content

In April 2018 Fisher Adams Kelly Callinans joined the Spruson & Ferguson business. FAKC now operates under the Spruson & Ferguson brand and the FAKC team operates as part of the broader Spruson & Ferguson team. For more information see