Nicole Smalberger

Nicole  Smalberger

Nicole Smalberger

Senior Associate

Trade Mark Attorney


  • Specialisation

  • Bio

    Nicole Smalberger is a Senior Associate in the trade mark litigation department of Adams & Adams.

    Ms Smalberger holds an LLB (cum laude) from the University of Pretoria. After commencing her articles of clerkship with the firm in 2009, she was admitted as an attorney in 2011, and obtained her qualification as a Trade Mark Practitioner in the same year.

    Ms Smalberger advises clients from a wide range of industries, including, for example, the automotive, construction, telecommunications, entertainment, and IT industries, in relation to the protection and enforcement of their brands and intellectual property rights in Africa.

    Ms Smalberger’s practice includes IP-related High Court litigation, trade mark oppositions and cancellations, domain name disputes, advertising law issues, company name objections, the overseeing of settlement negotiations and drafting of settlement agreements.

  • Academic

    • LLB Cum Laude

  • Qualifications

    • Trade Mark Practitioner
    • SAIIPL – Member

  • Credentials

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