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Partner

Simon Brown

Simon Brown

At present, Simon is the Head of the Trade Mark Prosecution section, as well as Co-chairperson of the Trade Mark Department at Adams & Adams. Simon’s practice focuses largely on clearance investigations, filing and prosecution of trade mark cases and trade mark portfolio management throughout Africa and internationally.

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Danie Dohmen

Danie Dohmen

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.

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Jac Marais

Jac Marais

Jac is a litigation specialist and represents public and private (local and international) clients in high end litigation in the High Court, Appeal Court, and Constitutional Court and specialist tribunals.

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Janice Galvad

Janice Galvad

Janice Galvad is a Partner in and the Chairperson of the Patent Department at Adams & Adams. She has been a Partner at the firm since 2004.

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Thando Manentsa

Thando Manentsa

Thando is a partner and a commercial litigation specialist in the firm’s dispute resolution team. He obtained his LLB degree from WITS university in 2009 and has 6 years post qualification experience.

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Wynand Fourie

Wynand Fourie

Wynand Fourie is a partner in the firm’s patent department and holds an electronic engineering degree from the University of Pretoria together with a law degree.

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Nicolette Koch

Nicolette Koch

Nicolette Koch is a partner in the Commercial, Property and Litigation department of Adams & Adams. She has 13 years experience acting on behalf of clients in personal injury claims, inclusive of third party claims against the Road Accident Fund, medical negligence, assault, actions of animals, pothole cases, civil actions against the state and professional negligence actions against legal professionals, doctors and hospitals.

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Nolo Khechane

Nolo Khechane

Nolo is a partner in the prosecution section of the Trade Marks Department. He obtained the BA degree from the University of Durban in 1998 and the LLB degree in 2000 from the same university. He was admitted as an attorney in 2003. He joined the firm and became a...

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Mariëtte du Plessis

Mariëtte du Plessis

Mariëtte du Plessis is currently a senior partner in the Trade Mark Litigation section of the Trade Marks Department. She has been a partner of Adams & Adams since 1997 and is an experienced top-tier ranked IP attorney with over 30 years of experience in IP.

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