Elinor Cavil is a bilingual Associate Lawyer (fluent in English and Welsh and proficient in French) in the Intellectual Property, Media, Sport & Entertainment (MSE) practice in the London office of DLA Piper UK LLP.

Elinor has experience of advising on contentious and non-contentious intellectual property matters (including trade marks, copyright and patents) as well as advertising law matters. Elinor also works with the Media, Sport and Entertainment team on copyright enforcement and broadcasting contracts for high-profile clients in the sports sector, such as the Premier League.

Elinor spent 6 months on secondment to Unilever’s Global Home Care legal team during the second seat of her training contract, during which, Elinor advised the business on various advertising claims such as “green” claims and COVID-19 claims. Elinor also worked on a number of commercial agreements, including one relating to sustainable fashion, and assisted the brand protection team with trade mark matters.

Elinor has a particular interest in the Media, Sport and Entertainment and Life Sciences sectors and regularly contributes to DLA Piper’s MSE Today and Cortex blogs. Elinor is also an active member of DLA Piper’s women in sports initiative.