Professional Law Services to Help You Protect and Enforce your Intellectual Property Rights
IP Law Chambers is a reputable and experienced intellectual property law firm in South Africa under the leadership of Mike du Toit.
Mike Du Toit
Mike du Toit offers exceptional knowledge in the field of domain name disputes and provides a range of related professional IP law services. Mike is an admitted attorney of the High Court of South Africa and is a senior adjudicator of domain name disputes according to the ECT Act regulations. He is furthermore an experienced and qualified trademark practitioner.
Mike du Toit has more than a quarter of a century’s experience in the provision of professional IP law services in South Africa. His career includes the position as head of trademark litigation at John & Kernick and Bowman Gilfillan Inc. He is also the founder and former head of the Intellectual Property Department at Edward Nathan Sonnenbergs.
He furthermore was a member of the South African Institute of Intellectual Property Law (SAIIPL) council for several years. In addition, Mick served as SAIIPL President and Chairman of the ADR committee tasked with the creation of the domain name dispute resolution platform.
Our Range of Professional IP Law Services
If you are looking for a team that is experienced in the provision of professional intellectual property law services, then our team is the answer. Mike du Toit’s experience in the enforcement of client intellectual property rights across the African continent and various countries in the world is to the benefit of our clients
We conduct patent searches, file applications, handle patent prosecutions, and handle renewals, licensing, and assignment of patents, in addition to the provision of recordal services and litigation expertise to enforce our clients’ intellectual property rights.
We provide an extensive range of professional IP law services regarding trademarks, including trademark searches, registrations, renewals, assignments, licensing, recordal services, trademark dispute resolution, litigation to enforce clients’ trademark rights, and the cancellation of trademarks.
We handle domain name disputes, conduct website audits to ensure the requirements of the Electronic Communications and Transactions Act are met, draft website terms and conditions pages, enforce clients’ online intellectual property rights, and draft IT and software licencing agreements.
Our professional IP law services regarding copyright include litigation, dispute resolution, licensing, and assignment of copyright.
We furthermore provide a range of law services regarding designs such as applications, design searches, assignments, licensing, and protection.
The above are only a few of our specialisation areas within these fields. Call us for more information about our range of professional IP law services, and let our experienced team help you to protect your intellectual property rights. Contact us today. We look forward to being of assistance and helping you with all things IP law-related.
This article is for information purposes only and does not constitute legal advice. You are advised to consult with us before using/relying on this information. Information is relevant to the date of publishing – February 2018.