Thandiwe Seboletswe

Thandiwe Seboletswe is an associate in the Litigation Department. She has a keen interest in public procurement and administrative law and the role it plays in governing societal norms and structures. Having completed her articles at Adams & Adams, Thandiwe worked as a teaching and research assistant at UCT. She has lectured business law, tutored […]

Thapelo Mmotong

Thapelo is an admitted attorney as well as a registered patent attorney in the Johannesburg office of Adams & Adams. He has a BSc Eng (Metallurgy & Materials Engineering) degree from the University of the Witwatersrand, and a LLB from UNISA.

Lita Miti-Qamata

Lita was admitted as attorney in 2010. She holds an LLB degree from University of Western Cape. Her areas of practice include brand enforcement and trade mark prosecution including, infringement, and opposition proceedings, domain name disputes, company and close corporation name objections, trade mark searches, filings, assignments. She also has experience in anti-counterfeiting.

Thando Manentsa

Thando is a partner and a commercial litigation specialist in the firm’s dispute resolution team. He obtained his LLB degree from WITS university in 2009 and has 6 years post qualification experience.

Lavashnee Mandry

Lavashnee is an Associate in the Property Department. She obtained her LLB degree from the University of KwaZulu-Natal in 2011. She is an admitted Attorney and Conveyancer.

Maureen Makoko

Maureen is an admitted Attorney working in the Trade Mark department. She specialises in trade mark prosecution, brand enforcement as well as litigation which includes name objection, opposition infringement matters.

Eugene Honey

Eugene Honey has been specialising in Trade Marks and Copyright matters, as well as Commercial IP matters including Franchising and Licensing, IP valuations, IP Due Diligence and IP portfolio management since being admitted in 1991.

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. 

Johnny Fiandeiro

Johnny is a patent partner in the Johannesburg office of Adams & Adams. He has a BSc Eng (Electrical) from Wits University, and an LLB from UNISA.

Darren Olivier

An experienced intellectual property advisor with over 20 years experience gained in local and international law firms as well as in-house. Especially interested in IP management (primarily brands), prosecution, commercialisation and enforcement in Africa but worked for a decade in London, focusing on Europe.