Wilhelm Prozesky

Wilhelm  Prozesky

Wilhelm Prozesky


Patent Attorney


  • Specialisation

  • Bio

    Wilhelm Prozesky is a qualified patent attorney and a partner in the Patent Department of Adams & Adams.  He was awarded Hons. BSc Genetics (2001) and LLB degrees (2005) from the University of Pretoria.  After joining Adams & Adams in 2006, Wilhelm completed his articles at the firm in 2007 and was admitted as a patent attorney in 2008.  He has over 9 years experience and currently heads up the Patent Overseas Filing Section of Adams & Adams, with Janice Galvad.

    Wilhelm specialises in the management of foreign clients’ patent and design portfolios in South Africa. The majority of Wilhelm’s clients comprise a wide range of overseas-based multi-national enterprises. Wilhelm was actively involved in setting up and implementing the electronic filing of patent applications and electronic file management within the Patent Overseas Filing Section.

    He is a fellow of the South African Institute of Intellectual Property Law, currently serves on the Companies and Intellectual Property Commission – South African Institute of Intellectual Property Law Patent Liaison Committee and he is the Co-chair of the American Intellectual Property Law Association’s (AIPLA) Africa Committee.

  • Academic

    • Hons. BSc (Genetics) – University of Pretoria | 2001
    • LLB – University of Pretoria | 2005

  • Qualifications

    • Admitted Attorney | 2008
    • Admitted Patent Attorney | 2010

  • Credentials

    • The Legal Practice Council (LPC) – Member
    • South African Institute of Intellectual Property – Fellow
    • American Intellectual Property Law Association (AIPLA) – Member and Co-chair of the Africa Committee