Dieter Welthagen

Dieter Welthagen

Dieter Welthagen


Patent Attorney


  • Specialisation



  • Bio

    Dieter Welthagen is a partner in the Overseas Filing Section of the Patent Department, which is responsible for filing and prosecuting of patent applications and applications for registration of designs for clients based in countries other than South Africa. He holds BEng Civil Engineering and LLB degrees from the University of Pretoria (South Africa). He registered as a patent attorney in 2003.

  • Academic

    • BEng (Civil) – University of Pretoria | 1990
    • LLB – University of Pretoria | 2001

  • Qualifications

    • Admitted Attorney | 2003
    • Registered Patent Attorney | 2003

  • Credentials

    • The Legal Practice Council (LPC) – Member
    • South African Institute of Intellectual Property Law – Fellow
    • Licensing Executives Society International – Member