Kelly Thompson

Kelly Thompson

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Kelly Thompson
Partner; Firm Chair; Trademark Attorney
Adams & Adams Attorneys
South Africa

  • Copyright
  • Litigation
  • Trade Marks


Kelly Thompson has just recently been appointed the Chairperson of Adams & Adams. Prior to this she also served as Chairperson of the trade mark litigation department of the firm. Kelly is an experienced, top-tier ranked attorney and trade mark practitioner. She advises some of the world’s top multinational organisations on the protection and enforcement of their brands and other intellectual property in Africa. She also specialises in advertising law and disputes. She graduated from the University of Stellenbosch with a Bachelor of Arts in 1996, and acquired her LLB in 1998 from the same institution. Thompson is a member of the Legal Practice Council, and a fellow of the South African Institute of Intellectual Property Law (SAIIPL). She has contributed to numerous publications on various aspects of trade mark law.


Tel: +27 12 432 6298