Johnny Fiandeiro

Johnny Fiandeiro

Johnny Fiandeiro

Partner

Patent Attorney

About

  • Specialisation

  • Bio

    Johnny is a patent partner in the Johannesburg office of Adams & Adams. He has a BSc Eng (Electrical) from Wits University, and an LLB from UNISA. He is involved in all aspects of patent, design and copyright law, including patent drafting, prosecution and litigation, as well as most commercial aspects of intellectual property law. He specialises in telecommunications and computer-implemented inventions, and advises clients on practical and cost-effective IP strategies. He is a fellow and past president of the South African Institute of Intellectual Property Law (SAIIPL), and is a council member of the South African group of International Association of Intellectual Property (AIPPI).  Johnny was for many years a lecturer and examiner for the “Drafting of Patent Specifications” examination in South Africa.


  • Academic

    • BSc Eng (Elec) – University of the Witwatersrand | 1995
    • LLB – University of South Africa | 2000


  • Qualifications

    • Admitted Attorney | 2000
    • Registered Patent Attorney | 2002


  • Credentials

    • SA Institute of Intellectual Property Law (SAIIPL) – Council Member
    • The South African Institute of Intellectual Property law (SAIIPL) – Fellow Examiner in the “Drafting of Patent Specifications” examination
    • International Association of Intellectual Property (AIPPI) – Member and Council Member
    • Legal Practice Council – Member
    • IAM Patent 1000 – The World’s Leading Patent Professionals | 2017, 2018
    • MIP IP All Stars | 2017, 2018. 2019
    • IAM Patent 1000 – Individuals: prosecution – 2019