Mr Mohamed Khader > Spoor & Fisher > Pretoria, South Africa > Lawyer Profile

Spoor & Fisher
11 BYLS BRIDGE BOULEVARD, BUILDING NO.14
HIGHVELD EXT 73, CENTURION
PRETORIA, 0157
South Africa

Work Department

Anti-Counterfeiting

Position

Mohamed heads the Anti-Counterfeiting Unit and specialises in anti-counterfeiting, copyright and trade mark law with a special emphasis on litigation. He has played a prominent role in the development of anti-counterfeiting practices and procedures in South Africa and has presented numerous seminars on the topic of anti-counterfeiting to officials of the Department of Customs and Excise, members of the South African Police Services and State Prosecutors employed by the National Prosecuting Authority.

Career

Professional activities

Co-author of the South African Borderwatch country report.

Author of the Counterfeit goods chapter of Dean & Dyer: Intellectual Property Law in South Africa, 2014.

Lecturer on anti-counterfeiting for LLM students: Stellenbosch University.

Market Recognition

Listed in the WTR 1000 as one of  the World’s Leading Trade Mark Professionals in 2014 – 2020.

Listed in the Managing Intellectual Property IP Stars 2015 – 2021.

Languages

English

Memberships

Fellow of the South African Institute of Intellectual Property Law (SAIIPL).

Member of the American Chamber of Commerce (AMCHAM).

Member of the Legal Practice Council (LPC).

Education

BProc, LLB. Attorney of the High Court of South Africa.

Lawyer Rankings

South Africa > Intellectual property

Spoor & Fisher specialises in intellectual property and has strong knowledge of trademarks, copyright and anti-counterfeiting. It is active across Africa, through local offices and trusted agents, allowing it to be involved in cross-border IP cases for high-profile clients. Mohamed Khader heads the sizable anti-counterfeiting team and the experienced Hugh Moubray leads the patent litigation department. Eben van Wyk and Megan Reimers are leading trademark attorneys and Dina Biagio is a key patent attorney. Carl van Rooyen and Charles Webster are other names to note on the trademark side.