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Adams & Adams

SUITE 2, LEVEL 3, RIDGESIDE OFFICE PARK, 21 RICHEFOND CIRCLE, UMHLANGA RIDGE, DURBAN, SOUTH AFRICA
Tel:
Work +27 31 536 3740
Fax:
Fax +27 31 536 8254
Email:
Web:
www.adams.africa

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South Africa

Intellectual property
Intellectual property - ranked: tier 1

Adams & Adams

Adams & Adams¬†operates a considerable IP practice and leads the market in South Africa and across the continent. The firm advises some 240 of Fortune 500 companies and has experienced growth in engagements from software companies. It represented Novartis in opposing the registration of the trade mark Curida in class 5 by Cipla Medpro. The team is 'extremely responsive and cost effective', is 'excellent in working with the various countries in this region' and has 'the premier IP practice in South Africa' according to a client.¬† Russell Bagnall¬†is a market leader in patent litigation, as are¬†Danie Dohmen¬†and¬†Alexis Apostolidis.¬†¬†G√©rard du Plessis¬†is recommended for trade mark litigation, while Simon Brown, who provides 'an outstanding service', and¬†Samantha Copeling, who is 'kind and knowledgeable', are noted for trade mark prosecution. Mari√ętte Du Plessis¬†¬† is 'direct, strategic and patient' and Kelly Thompson¬†and Darren Olivier¬†are also recommended.

Leading individuals

Darren Olivier - Adams & Adams

Gérard du Plessis  - Adams & Adams

Mari√ętte Du Plessis - Adams & Adams

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