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.

Godfrey Budeli

Godfrey Budeli is one of the partners in Trade Mark Litigation section and is currently heading up the Anti-Counterfeiting team.

Jani Cronjé

Jani Cronjé is a partner in the firm’s Trade Mark Litigation department. She specialises in trade mark oppositions and cancellations, trade mark infringement and passing-off disputes, domain name complaints, ASA complaints and copyright infringement matters.

Bilkis Daby

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

James Davies

James is a patent attorney with an electronic and computer background, and with a genuine interest in these things and all things technological. James works in the patent department, mainly assisting local clients in filing and prosecution patent and design applications in South Africa and indeed all over the world.

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.

Alicia Kabini

Alicia Kabini is a Partner in the trade mark enforcement department. She specialises in trade mark litigation, including domain name disputes, company name objections, ASA disputes and passing off matters. She also has experience in anti-counterfeiting matters.

Somayya Khan

Somayya is a qualified attorney and trade mark practitioner who has worked in the legal field in the private and public sector in London, United Kingdom, prior to joining Adams & Adams in 2006.

Dale Healy

Dale Healy is a partner in the firm’s Trade Mark Litigation section. He was admitted as an attorney in 2005 and became a Fellow of the South African Institute of Intellectual Property law in the same year.

Nicole Haworth

Nicole Haworth is a Senior Associate at Adams & Adams and obtained her LLB degree from the University of KwaZulu-Natal in 2009 and her LLM degree from the University of Pretoria in 2015.