Thembani is an Associate in the Trade Mark Department in Pretoria. She holds an LLB from the University of the Witwatersrand and joined Adams & Adams in 2017. In 2017 she attended and completed a Specialised Course in Intellectual Property Management and Valuation at Luiss Business School in Italy. The course covered IP commercialisation, IP management, IP licensing, IP enabled business models, IP data analysis and Business, and IP valuation.
Thembani was admitted as an Attorney of the High Court of South Africa in 2019. She specialises in clearance investigations, filing and prosecution of trade mark cases and trade mark portfolio management throughout Africa and internationally. Thembani has also gained broad experience in trade mark litigation, including passing off, copyright infringement, domain name disputes and company name objections.