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OUR TEAM

Overview

Please find below a selection of profiles of some of our professional staff members, to provide some insight into our skills and experience.

Elaine Bergenthuin

Director / SENIOR ATTORNEY

Elaine is a Director at De Beer Attorneys. She is an Admitted Attorney of the High Court of South Africa as well as being a Registered South African Patent Attorney. Elaine has a wealth of experience in both prosecution and litigation of all forms of intellectual property. With over 15 years of experience in the industry, Elaine has consistently been rated as a leading practitioner in the legal field – both in South Africa and internationally…

Abduraouph Kamaar

SENIOR ATTORNEY

Abduraouph, also known as “Ouphie”, is a Senior Attorney at De Beer Attorneys. He is an Admitted Attorney of the High Court of South Africa . Ouphie is extensively involved in all aspects of commercial disputes including High Court litigation, Magistrate’s court litigation and mediation. He is also involved with all aspects related to the filing, prosecution and enforcement of trademarks for local and foreign clients…

Nazli Londt

Head of Formalities / Associate ATTORNEY

Nazli Londt is the Head of Formalities at De Beer Attorneys. She is an Admitted Attorney of the High Court of South Africa. Nazli handles all the aspects related to Trade Mark, Patent and Registered Design prosecution and maintenance in South Africa and abroad. For clients enquiring about any IP prosecution and maintenance matters, she is the first point of contact. Nazli continually works to streamline and optimise internal IP management processes for De Beer Attorneys…

Nicole Diedericks

Associate Attorney

Nicole is an Associate Attorney at De Beer Attorneys, She is an Admitted Attorney of the High Court of South Africa. Nicole is extensively involved in all aspects of intellectual property including patents and trademarks. She specializes in all aspects related to the filing, prosecution and enforcement of patents and trademarks for local and foreign clients…

Belinda Hopley

Legal Secretary

Belinda is responsible for all financial, managerial and operational matters for the firm…

Hazel Ruzvidzo

Administrative Assistant

Hazel Ruzvidzo

Administrative Assistant

Theo Du Preez

Patent Consultant
Theo is a practicing attorney of the High Court of South Africa and a Patent Attorney, registered under section 20 of the South African Patents Act No. 57 of 1978. Theo qualified as a Chemical Engineer back in 1997 when he obtained a B.Eng. (Chem) degree at the North West University, whereafter he worked in the chemical industry for 8 years before he obtained a Bachelor of Laws degree at UNISA and qualified as a Patent Attorney…