Werina Griffiths

Werina  Griffiths

Werina Griffiths


Trade Mark Attorney


  • Specialisation

  • Bio

    Ms Griffiths started her career in the firm’s Commercial Property and Litigation Department before joining the Trade Mark Litigation Department.  Her practice is focused on all forms of intellectual property with a keen interest in copyright.  She has knowledge and experience in all types of enforcement matters in various African territories and has also advised clients on legislative amendments and Regulatory matters.  Ms Griffiths has been involved in the representation of, and has acted for, prominent local and international clients across different industries including consumer goods, food and beverage, information technology and retail. In addition, she is a co-author of the 2017 edition of Copyright Chapter in The Law of South Africa (LAWSA) publication.

  • Academic

    • LLB – Stellenbosch University | 2005
    • Qualified Trade Mark Practitioner | 2011
    • LLM (Intellectual Property) – University of Pretoria | 2019

  • Qualifications

    • Admitted Attorney | 2008

  • Credentials

    • The Legal Practice Council (LPC) – Member
    • South African Institute of Intellectual Property Law (SAIIPL) – Fellow
    • The Law of South Africa (LAWSA) – Copyright Chapter 2017 – Co-author
    • European Communities Trade Mark Association (ECTA) – Associate Member