About Claire

About Claire

“There is no force more powerful than a woman determined to rise” – Anonymous

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About Claire

Claire is an Associate and an Admitted Attorney at De Beer Attorneys. She 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.

Claire also holds qualifications in biological science and food sciences.

During her studies, Claire completed numerous internship programs at some of the most prestigious law firms in South Africa where she shadowed several professionals and gained exposure to the legal industry.

Claire is currently studying towards qualification as a Registered South African Patent Attorney.

  • B Sc Biological Sciences (Univ. of Pretoria)
  • B Sc Food Sciences (Univ. of Pretoria)
  • LLB (Univ. of Pretoria)

I have a particular interest in patent law and I am currently gaining exposure and experience in all aspects of intellectual property law within the Patents Department at De Beer Attorneys, as a Candidate Patent Attorney.

  • During my studies, I completed numerous internship programs at some of the most prestigious law firms in South Africa where I shadowed several professionals and gained exposure to the legal industry.
  • I am currently studying towards qualification as a Registered South African Patent Attorney.
  • Member of the South African Association for Food Science and Technology (SAAFoST)
  • Student Member of the South African Institute of Intellectual Property Law (SAIIPL)
  • Member of the Business Women’s Association (BWA