With offices in both Johannesburg and Cape Town, De Beer Attorneys is a South African law firm specializing in all aspects of Intellectual Property Law including patents, trademarks, design rights and copyright in South Africa and the African continent. We can also assist with commercialization of intellectual property including IP valuations, licensing arrangements and the like.
Personal and Personalized Attention
In our firm, all work passing through our firm gets personal attention from a person who is well-experienced and fully qualified, to ensure that quality standards are met. In addition we provide a personalized service offering which can be tailored to suit to the individual needs of our clients. We do not provide a “once size fits all” approach.
VALUE FOR MONEY
We believe in providing value for money to our clients and we spend a lot of time and effort on our clients and their instructions to ensure that world-class standards are met. However, we do not have the overheads that some of our larger competitors have. As such, we are able to provide very competitive rates to our clients. Foreign agents can access a list of our Fees for South Africa below. Local clients are welcome to Contact Us directly for an obligation free quote.
Our attorneys have extensive local and international experience, having honed their skills on of some of the most valuable intellectual property portfolios of some of the largest organizations in the world.
However, we believe that all our clients are entitled to the same the same level of care and attention, irrespective of size.
We have established a large patent filing and prosecution practice, both locally and internationally.
Trade Mark Applications
We regularly file applications for registered trade mark protection in South Africa and abroad.
We have successfully acted for clients in both trademark and patent litigation matters in the High Court of South Africa.
Registered Design Applications
We can obtain registered design protection for clients, where the novelty lies in the look and feel of a product.
Commercial Intellectual Property
We can also assist with all aspects related to the commercialization of intellectual property, including licensing, distribution and joint-venture development agreements.