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.
Colin MacKenzie’s involvement with intellectual property law spans three decades. Colin qualified as a mechanical engineer in 1982 and worked for a company specialising in the design and manufacture of military equipment.
Gérard du Plessis is a senior partner of the firm and has served as the Chairman of Adams & Adams from 2013 to date. Prior to that he also served for a number of years as Trade Mark Department Co-Chairman(litigation).
Dakalo Luvhimbi is a Senior Associate in the Trade Mark Litigation department. She obtained her LLB degree from the University of KwaZulu Natal in 2008. She was admitted as an attorney in 2011. She is also a qualified member and fellow of the South African Institute of Intellectual Property Law.
Blain de Villiers is a partner in the Trade Marks Department, a top-tier ranked attorney and Trade Mark Practitioner.
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...
Therése specialises in the searching, filing, prosecution, registration and portfolio management of trademarks, with a strong focus and experience not only relating to the territories on the African continent, but worldwide.
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.
Alicia Kabini is a Partner in the trade mark enforcement department. She specialises in trade mark litigation, including domain name disputes, company name objections, ASA disputes and passing off matters. She also has experience in anti-counterfeiting matters.
Dale Healy is a partner in the firm’s Trade Mark Litigation section. He was admitted as an attorney in 2005 and became a Fellow of the South African Institute of Intellectual Property law in the same year.
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