Hugo Biermann

Hugo  Biermann

Hugo Biermann


Patent Attorney


  • Specialisation

  • Bio

    Hugo is an associate who primarily handles patent and design matters. He has an engineering degree and a law degree. He is an admitted attorney of the High Court of South Africa and a registered patent attorney. Hugo routinely deals with the drafting, filing and prosecution of patent applications relating to computer-implemented, mechanical and electromechanical inventions, as well as industrial designs. Hugo also handles patent searching, whether novelty searches prior to filing patent applications, validity searches after filing, or freedom-to-operate searches to safeguard commercial implementation.

    In addition to patent and design matters, Hugo works on intellectual property valuations, agreements and exchange control applications.

  • Academic

    • B.Eng (Industrial)  – Stellenbosch University | 2012
    • LLB Cum Laude – University of South Africa | 2016


  • Qualifications

    • Admitted attorney of the High Court of South Africa | 2017
    • Registered Patent Attorney | 2017

  • Credentials

    • The Legal Practice Council (LPC) – Member
    • Licencing Executives Society – Member