Kim Erasmus

Kim is an Associate to Lauren Ross in the Trade Mark Prosecution department. Her areas of practice include trade mark searching and filing both locally and internationally. She completed her LLB degree at the University of the Western Cape.

Simon Brown

At present, Simon is the Head of the Trade Mark Prosecution section, as well as Co-chairperson of the Trade Mark Department at Adams & Adams. Simon’s practice focuses largely on clearance investigations, filing and prosecution of trade mark cases and trade mark portfolio management throughout Africa and internationally.

Nishi Chetty

Nishi is a Partner in the Trade mark Department. She practices at the Durban office and is one of the Managing Partners. Nishi served for seven years on the firm’s Management Committee as Branch Office Chairperson.

Bilkis Daby

Bilkis is a partner in the Trade Marks Department, holding a LLB degree from the University of KwaZulu-Natal. 

Nicolette Biggar

Nicolette Biggar is a Partner in the Trade Mark prosecution department in Pretoria. The focus of her practice is on Trade Mark protection (from application to registration) in Africa but she advises clients on protection outside of Africa as well.

Stephen Hollis

Stephen Hollis is a specialist trade mark lawyer who advises local and international clients on brand protection and enforcement strategies with a specific focus on the African market. 

Kagisho Manyashi

Kagisho started his career in Intellectual Property law as a Trade Mark Examiner at the South African Trade Marks Office.

Therése Davis

Therése specialises in the searching, filing, prosecution, registration and portfolio management of trademarks, with a strong focus and experience not only relating to the territories on the African continent, but worldwide.

Blain de Villiers

Blain de Villiers is a partner in the Trade Marks Department, a top-tier ranked attorney and Trade Mark Practitioner.

Sajidha Gamieldien

Sajidha is a partner in Adams & Adams’s Trade Mark Department. She graduated with a BA(Hons) LLB from the University of the Witwatersrand in 2007.