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
- Advertising law
- Copyright advice, assignments, licensing and infringement