Intellectual Property Law

Intellectual Property (IP) law relates to the protection and commercial exploitation of products of the intellect.  These products of the intellect range from technological inventions to literature, music, art and brands.

With the global shift towards a knowledge based economy, Intellectual Property is taking on an ever increasing importance and IP law is growing in complexity.  We offer, in conjunction with a leading South African IP law firm, a full suite of IP related services with particular emphasis on advice on the contractual aspects and commercialisation of IP..

Our IP law services include:

  • Advise on Patents, Trademarks, Copyright and Designs
  • Licensing
  • Sale of IP
  • Joint ventures and strategic alliances
  • Investment structures
  • Confidentiality agreements and regimes
  • IP due diligence investigations and audit
  • Exchange control advice