Mike du Toit – An Intellectual Property Lawyer in South Africa
If you are looking for an experienced intellectual property lawyer in South Africa, you should consider our team at IP Law Chambers. Mike du Toit is an admitted attorney of the High Court of South Africa. He has extensive litigation expertise in intellectual property matters, including, but not limited to trademark infringement, counterfeit goods, domain name disputes, advertising dispute resolution, and copyright infringements.
Mike du Toit is a well-known intellectual property lawyer, which is evident in his role as advisor to the South African Music Performance Rights Association regarding aspects such as music royalties. He is also highly active in High Court litigation regarding issues related to intellectual property infringements.
He is a qualified trademark practitioner and as such, can provide legal guidance regarding trademark laws in South Africa, in addition to dispute resolution assistance and litigation practices. Mike du Toit is furthermore a well-known intellectual property lawyer when it comes to domain name disputes. He is senior adjudicator of domain name disputes according to the requirements of the Electronic Communications and Transactions Act of 2002.
With more than two decades of experience in intellectual property law matters, he is the intellectual property lawyer to contact, should you need legal assistance regarding matters related to trademarks, domains, and copyright. His career includes leading the trademark litigation division of John & Kernick and Bowman Gilfillan Inc. He was also the founder and former head of Edward Nathan Sonnenbergs’ IP division.
His career also includes serving on the South African Institute of Intellectual Property Law (SAIIPL) council, being one of the former presidents of the SAIIPL and being ADR committee chairperson. The ADR committee of the SAIIPL was responsible for setting up a relevant dispute resolution platform for domain name disputes according to the ECT Act.
Mike du Toit has the necessary qualifications and experience to handle any trademark infringement, copyright related issue, or domain dispute aspect with competence. As an intellectual property lawyer, Mike du Toit has extensive experience in protecting the intellectual property rights of clients locally and internationally.
He leads the team of IP Law Chambers, a reputable intellectual property law firm based in South Africa, focussing on patents, designs, copyright, domain names, and trademarks. Whether you need help with trademarks or domain name clearances, want to file a new design, require a lawyer to review a copyright license agreement, or need help in protecting your company’s trademark against dilution, you will appreciate the expertise offered by Mike du Toit.
Our services include the drafting and reviewing of license agreements, handling of design applications, assisting with trademark protection, and helping with enforcing royalty rights on music. Whether you are an artist, performer, designer, or business owner, you will appreciate the professional, yet personal approach of Mike du Toit in protecting your intellectual property rights.
If you are in need of an intellectual property lawyer in South Africa, do not hesitate to call on Mike du Toit and the team of IP Law Chambers for guidance and litigation assistance.
Disclaimer: This article is for information purposes only and does not constitute legal advice. Call on our attorneys for legal advice, rather than relying on the information herein to make any decisions. The information is relevant to the date of publishing – March 2018.