Gérard du Plessis

Gérard du Plessis

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Gérard du Plessis
Senior Partner / Chairman
Adams & Adams Attorneys
South Africa

  • Anticounterfeiting
  • Copyright
  • Designs
  • Domain Names
  • Trade Marks
  • Unlawful competition


Gérard is a senior partner in the trade mark litigation department of Adams & Adams, he has served as Chairman of the firm from 2013 to 2021 and has just recently stepped down from this position. Prior to that he also served for a number of years as Trade Mark Department Co-Chairman (litigation). He specialises in litigation relating to trade marks, copyright, unlawful competition, domain names and advertising law. He is responsible for the trade mark portfolios of many multi-nationals and South African companies in Africa and throughout the world.


Tel: 27 12 432 6000