Mr Carl van Rooyen > 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

Trade mark Enforcement

Position

Carl is a partner at Spoor & Fisher and specialises in litigation relating to trade marks, copyright and unlawful competition.

Career

Market Recognition

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

Chambers Global: The World’s Leading Lawyers rates Carl in Intellectual Property Band 2 2011 – 2020.

Legal 500 EMEA ranks Carl as one of South Africa’s Intellectual Property Law experts 2011 and 2019 – 2020.

Best Lawyers listed Carl as a ‘Best Lawyer’ in Intellectual Property Law in South Africa 2015 – 2021.

Carl is listed as one of the World’s Leading Practitioners in Euromoney’s Expert Guides – Trade Marks 2016 – 2020.

Listed in the elite “Leading individuals” list – Legal 500, 2020.

Listed in Who’s Who Legal Trademark edition, 2020.

Languages

English, Afrikaans  

Memberships

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

Member of the Legal Practice Council (LPC).

Education

Bluris, LLB. Attorney of the High Court of South Africa and Notary Public.

Lawyer Rankings

South Africa > Intellectual property

(Leading individuals)

Carl van RooyenSpoor & Fisher

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.