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Global Guide

Intellectual Property: Patents — South Africa

Senior Statesmen

Von Seidels

From the Chambers Global guide

With over four decades of experience, Mike von Seidel remains a well-respected figure in this sector. He is recognised for his particular focus on patent matters.

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Adams & Adams

From the Chambers Global guide

Russell Bagnall is held in high regard for his leading expertise in patent litigation, with practitioners in the market acknowledging him to be "well known" in this field.

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Spoor & Fisher

From the Chambers Global guide

Hugh Moubray attracts praise from a satisfied client for his "very knowledgeable and experienced" capabilities in this sector. He is highly regarded for his expertise in patent litigation and regularly acts for clients from the pharmaceutical, mechanical and mining sectors.

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Brian Bacon Inc.

From the Chambers Global guide

The hugely experienced Brian Bacon is described by one market commentator as "a real veteran" and a "stalwart of the market." He garners praise for his specialist knowledge of the patent space, with a very good reputation in litigious disputes.

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Brian Bacon Inc.

From the Chambers Global guide

Tim Ball is well respected by sources in the market for his track record in IP-related dispute resolution. He has significant experience acting before the High Court and the Supreme Court of Appeal on a range of patent mandates.

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Von Seidels

From the Chambers Global guide

Rowan Joseph is held in high regard by market commentators for his excellent track record in patent litigation, with sources recognising him to be "very capable" in this space. He has an impressive depth of experience advising clients in the pharmaceutical and chemical industries.

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Von Seidels

From the Chambers Global guide

Bastiaan Koster attracts praise for his significant talent in both trade mark and patent matters, with an impressive depth of expertise in plant breeders' rights. One market commentator recognises him to be a "very highly regarded" figure.

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Adams & Adams

From the Chambers Global guide

Pretoria-based Danie Dohmen is a seasoned intellectual property practitioner, with a particular focus on patent and design litigation.

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KISCH IP

From the Chambers Global guide

Adelhart Kruger is held in high regard by market commentators, and is particularly well respected for his expertise in patent prosecution and litigation matters.

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Hahn & Hahn Inc

From the Chambers Global guide

Janusz Luterek is a distinguished practitioner in this sector and maintains a respected reputation for his work across a wide array of patent matters. One source in the market acknowledged him to be an "amazing" practitioner in this market and described him as a "very clever man."

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Érik Van Der Vyver

Von Seidels

From the Chambers Global guide

Sources commend Érik Van Der Vyver for his specialist expertise in patent matters, with experience acting for clients from the IT and electronics industries.

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Ralph van Niekerk

Von Seidels

From the Chambers Global guide

Ralph van Niekerk is a growing force in this sector and is well regarded for his track record managing patent portfolios, with noteworthy expertise in intellectual property law in the USA.

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Jonathan Whittaker

Spoor & Fisher

From the Chambers Global guide

Pretoria-based Jonathan Whittaker attracts praise from a market commentator for his "very experienced" standing in this sector, with an excellent track record in patent and unlawful competition disputes.

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