Amina SulimanPartner | Trade Mark Attorney

Areas of Specialisation
  • Trade Mark Prosecution
  • Trade Mark Commercialisation
  • Trade Mark Litigation
  • Copyright Prosecution
  • Copyright Commercialisation
  • Copyright Litigation

Ms. Suliman is an admitted attorney, notary public and conveyancer as well as a qualified trade mark practitioner. She is a member of the Legal Practice Council and a fellow of the South African Institute of Intellectual Property Law.

Ms. Suliman specializes in intellectual property law, particularly trade mark and copyright law, and has experience in the following areas:

  • Trade mark searches/ clearance, filings, prosecution and maintenance (in South Africa and abroad)
  • Trade mark portfolio management and due diligence
  • Trade mark enforcement/ litigation – including oppositions (in South Africa and abroad), trade mark infringement, passing off/ unlawful competition, domain name disputes and company name objections
  • Anti-counterfeiting
  • Advertising law
  • Copyright advice, assignments, licensing and infringement

Academic Record

  • LLM (Business Law) – University of Kwazulu-Natal | 2011
  • LLB Summa Cum Laude – University of Kwazulu-Natal | 2009
  • BSocSc (Honours) (Political Science) Summa Cum Laude – University of Kwazulu-Natal | 2007
  • BSocSc (Political Science and Legal Studies) Cum Laude – University of Kwazulu-Natal | 2006


  • Admitted Notary Public | 2013
  • Admitted Conveyancer | 2013
  • Registered Trade Mark Practitioner | 2011
  • Admitted Attorney | 2011


  • The Legal Practice Council (LPC) – Member

contact details

+27 31 536 3743
Suite 2, Level 3, Ridgeside Office Park, 21 Richefond Circle, Umhlanga Ridge, Durban, South Africa

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