Adams & Adams Attorneys

Adams & Adams Attorneys

South Africa, Mozambique, Angola, Nigeria

wipr-600-x-125-recognised-firm-2-.jpgAdams & Adams Attorneys
Pretoria Office (Head Office)

Lynnwood Bridge, 4 Daventry Street, Lynwood Manor
Pretoria, South Africa, 0081
Phone: +27 12 432 6000
Email: mail@adams.africa

Johannesburg Office
2nd Floor, 34 Fredman Drive,
Sandton, Sandhurst, South Africa, 2146
Phone: +27 11 895 1000
Email: jhb@adams.africa

Cape Town Office
22nd Floor, 2 Long Street (Cnr. Hans Strijdom Str),
Cape Town, South Africa, 8000
Phone: +27 21 402 5000
Email: cpt@adams.africa

Durban Office
Suite 2, Level 3, Ridgeside Park, 21 Richeford Circle
Umhlanga Ridge, Durban, 4320
Phone: +27 31 536 3740
Email: dbn@adams.africa

website address
www.adams.africa


Profile

Adams & Adams is an internationally recognised and leading African law firm that specialises in providing intellectual property and commercial services throughout Africa.

With primary office locations in South Africa and branches and associate offices in a number of African countries, our firm’s leadership position is reflected in the ground breaking work we do, the valuable client relationships we have and the quality of our professionals. Our more than 200 professionals specialise in various legal and technical disciplines in intellectual property law, commercial and property law, and litigation.

We proudly represent many of the world’s largest corporations and organisations, as well as small to medium-sized companies, and our 65 partners are established pathfinders and thought leaders in their respective practice areas.

Our Intellectual Property law practices work with clients around the globe and across many industries to protect, enforce and commercialise their intellectual property including trade marks, patents, copyright and designs.

Areas of specialisation

  • Trade Marks
  • Patents
  • Registered Designs
  • Copyright
  • Domain Names
  • Litigation
  • Anti-Counterfeiting
  • Plant Breeders’ Rights
  • IP Commercialisation and Valuation
  • IP portfolio management
  • Media and Advertising Law
  • Commercial Law

Association memberships

  • INTA
  • AIPPI
  • FICPI
  • ABA
  • AIPLA
  • ECTA
  • GALA
  • LES
  • TAG Alliances
  • IBA

Jurisdictions

South Africa, Mozambique, Angola, Nigeria


Contacts

kelly_thompson-150x220.jpgKelly Thompson
Firm Chairperson: Trade Marks
Email: kelly.thompson@adams.africa
Tel: +27 12 432 6298

 

 

 

 

nishansingh.jpgNishan Singh
Partner: Trade Marks
Email : nishan.singh@adams.africa
Tel: +27 12 432 6151

 

 

 

janice-galvad_crop.jpgJanice Galvad
Partner: Patents
Email: janice.galvad@adams.africa
Tel: +27 12 432 6260

Leaders profiles

Danie Dohmen

Danie Dohmen

Danie Dohmen is a partner at Adams & Adams in the patent litigation section. He specialises in patent, design, plant breeder’s…

Darren Olivier

Darren Olivier

Darren Olivier is an experienced IP advisor with over 20 years’ experience gained in local and international law firms as well…

Simon Brown

Simon Brown

Simon Brown is a senior partner of the firm and has served as co-chairperson of the trade mark prosecution section for a number…

Nishi Chetty

Nishi Chetty

Nishi Chetty is a partner at Adams & Adams since the year 2005. She qualified as a trademark practitioner in 2002 and was the…

Samantha Copeling

Samantha Copeling

Samantha Copeling is a partner in Adams & Adams’ trademark department. She practises in the trademark prosecution department…

Bilkis Daby

Bilkis Daby

Bilkis Daby is a partner in the trademarks department, holding an LLB degree from the University of KwaZulu-Natal. A qualified…

Gérard du Plessis

Gérard du Plessis

Gérard is a senior partner in the trade mark litigation department of Adams & Adams, he has served as Chairman of the firm from…

Nolwazi Gcaba

Nolwazi Gcaba

Nolwazi Gcaba has over 20 years’ post qualification experience in the field of trademark law. She has in the past focused in…

Nolo Khechane

Nolo Khechane

Nolo Khechane is a partner in the prosecution section of the trademarks department. He was admitted as an attorney in 2003. He…

Mariëtte du Plessis

Mariëtte du Plessis

Mariëtte du Plessis is currently a senior partner in the trademark litigation section of the trademarks department. She has been…

Nthabi Phaswana

Nthabi Phaswana

Nthabisheng Phaswana is a partner in the Africa Patent Department. She holds LLB and LLM (Mercantile Law) from the University…

Jenny Pienaar

Jenny Pienaar

Jenny Pienaar is a partner in the Adams & Adams trademark department. Her areas of practice include trademark litigation, domain…

Nishan Singh

Nishan Singh

Nishan Singh is a qualified attorney and trademark practitioner, who has been a partner of the firm since March 2012. He advises…

Kelly Thompson

Kelly Thompson

Kelly Thompson has just recently been appointed the Chairperson of Adams & Adams. Prior to this she also served as Chairperson…

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