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Patents Senior Associate

Thomas Schmidt

Thomas Schmidt

Thomas is a registered patent attorney with experience in patents and registered designs, as well as regulatory compliance and policy related to Intellectual Property. He graduated with an MSc in Plant Biotechnology from the University of Pretoria before pursuing a...

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Stefaans Gerber

Stefaans Gerber

Stefaans is a senior associate in the Trademark Prosecution and Commercial IP Department. Stefaans holds a master’s degree in chemistry as well as an LLB from the University of the Free State. Stefaans has extensive commercial legal experience with a focus on IP...

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Alison Levesley

Alison Levesley

Alison is a patent attorney, working as a Senior Associate in the Africa Patents Department. She is involved in the prosecution of patent applications in ARIPO, OAPI and other countries in Africa, excluding South Africa. In addition to her experience as a patent...

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Deborah Marsicano

Deborah Marsicano

Ms Marsicano is a patent attorney who specialises in domestic and international patent and design matters.

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Ramon Pereira

Ramon Pereira

Ramon specialises in the management of foreign clients’ patent and design portfolios in South Africa within the Patent Overseas Filing Section, with the majority of his clients comprising a wide range of overseas-based multi-national enterprises.

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Sophia Smallbones

Sophia Smallbones

Sophia is a qualified patent attorney and a Senior Associate in Adams & Adams’ patent litigation department. She holds BSc Chemical Engineering (with Honours) and LLB degrees, both obtained from the University of Cape Town. Sophia is primarily involved litigation matters in the fields of patents, designs and copyright law.

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