Amina Suliman

Amina Suliman

Amina Suliman

Senior Associate

Trade Mark Attorney

About

  • Specialisation

  • Bio

    Ms. Suliman is an admitted attorney, notary public and conveyancer as well as a qualified trade mark practitioner. She is a member of the Legal Practice Council and a fellow of the South African Institute of Intellectual Property Law.

     

    Ms. Suliman specializes in intellectual property law, particularly trade mark and copyright law, and has experience in the following areas:

    • trade mark searches/ clearance, filings, prosecution and maintenance (in South Africa and abroad)
    • trade mark portfolio management and due diligence
    • trade mark enforcement/ litigation – including oppositions (in South Africa and abroad), trade mark infringement, passing off/ unlawful competition, domain name disputes and company name objections
    • anti-counterfeiting
    • advertising law
      copyright advice, assignments, licensing and infringement


  • Academic

    • BSocSc (Political Science and Legal Studies) Cum Laude – University of Kwazulu-Natal | 2006
    • BSocSc (Honours) (Political Science) Summa Cum Laude – University of Kwazulu-Natal | 2007
    • LLB Summa Cum Laude – University of Kwazulu-Natal | 2009
    • LLM (Business Law) – University of Kwazulu-Natal | 2011


  • Qualifications

    • Admitted Attorney | 2011
    • Admitted Notary Public | 2013
    • Admitted Conveyancer | 2013
    • SAIIPL Trade Mark, Copyright, Design, Patent & Comparative Trade Mark Law exams | 2010
    • Qualified Trade Mark Practitioner | 2011


  • Credentials

    • The Legal Practice Council (LPC) – Member
    • South African Institute of Intellectual Property Law (SAIIPL) – Fellow