Ms Janine Hollesen > Werksmans Attorneys > Cape Town, South Africa > Lawyer Profile
Werksmans Attorneys Offices
LEVEL 1, NO.5 SILO SQUARE,
CAPE TOWN 8001
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Ms Janine Hollesen
Director, Head of the Intellectual Property Practice
Director Janine Hollesen is head of the Intellectual Property (IP) practice area. She specialises in all aspects of IP law, including trade mark clearance searches and registration; protection and enforcement of IP rights; IP litigation; unlawful competition; counterfeit goods; and domain name disputes. Janine also advises on commercial matters such as securitisation and due diligence investigations in M&A transactions. Her expertise also covers the protection of plant breeders’ rights – including the commercialisation of new varieties and litigation relating thereto. Janine also advises clients in relation to copyright law including licensing; sale; and copyright disputes. She furthermore advises on complaints before the Advertising Standards Authority.
South African Institute of Intellectual Property Law (SAIIPL) – Fellow
International Trade Mark Association (INTA)
Plant Breeders’ Rights Committee
BA LLB (Stellenbosch)
Solicitor of England and Wales
Werksmans Attorneys has a highly-developed intellectual property practice that handles a steady pipeline of trade mark and brand protection engagements. It represents an impressive number of blue-chip South African and multinational businesses in local and Africa-wide matters. Janine Hollesen is a prominent name in trade mark registration, protection and enforcement, while Donvay Wegierski is an expert in multi-jurisdictional matters across the continent, especially trade mark filings and oppositions.