Godfrey Budeli is one of the partners in Trade Mark Litigation section and is currently heading up the Anti-Counterfeiting team.
Copyright Commercialisation Partner
Danie Dohmen is a partner at Adams & Adams in the patent litigation section. He specialises in patent, design, plant breeder’s rights and intellectual property agreement litigation, commercialisation and opinion work. Danie has for a number of consecutive years been ranked in tier 1 for patent litigation in South Africa.
Russell Bagnall has advised clients on several contentious issues involving pharmaceutical disputes between multinational and generic companies. He also advises pharmaceutical clients on a wide range of issues, including licence and distribution agreements, co-promotion agreements and regulatory issues.
Wensel advises clients on trade mark portfolio management and registration strategies world-wide across various industries.
Debbie Marriott is a Partner in the Trade Mark Litigation department, and is admitted as a Solicitor in the UK in addition to being a South African Attorney.
Somayya is a qualified attorney and trade mark practitioner who has worked in the legal field in the private and public sector in London, United Kingdom, prior to joining Adams & Adams in 2006.
Philip Pla is a partner in the patent department in the firm’s Cape Town office.
Jenny is a partner in the Adams & Adams Trade mark Department. Her areas of practice include trade mark litigation, domain name registration and securing domains from unlawful proprietors, as well as litigation relating to copyright, passing-off, unlawful competition, company name objections and related issues.
An experienced intellectual property advisor with over 20 years experience gained in local and international law firms as well as in-house. Especially interested in IP management (primarily brands), prosecution, commercialisation and enforcement in Africa but worked for a decade in London, focusing on Europe.
Kelly Thompson is a Partner in the trade mark litigation group and serves as the Chairperson of Adams & Adams.
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