KISCH IP specialises in intellectual property matters including trade marks, patents, designs and copyrights in South Africa and throughout the world including Africa, and all surrounding islands.
We are able to offer expertise in assisting clients with patent applications, renewals and related litigation in many fields. Our trade mark offering includes multiple trade mark services to local and international clients. We advise clients on brand creation and strategy and to help with the procedural aspects of trade mark registration, renewal and cancellation and includes litigation for trademark opposition cases.
The firm’s commercial department has in-depth knowledge of the economic environment and how it applies to our clients’ operations. We also help clients to commercialise their IP, ensuring that they capitalise on their innovation.
The Anti-counterfeiting team assists clients with registering their brands at the Department of Customs and we provide them with criminal and civil litigation services relating to counterfeit goods importation. As part of an initiative to increase the detection of counterfeit goods, KISCH IP implements awareness campaigns to assist in identifying fake products.
Areas of specialisation:
Patents, Copyright, Design, IP protection and enforcement in Africa and internationally, Anti-Counterfeiting, IP Litigation, Commercial and Corporate Services, IP Valuations, Internet, eCommerce, Domain Names and Social Media