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.

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.

Kagisho Manyashi

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

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. 

Nolwazi Gcaba

Nolwazi has over twenty years’ post qualification experience in the field of trade mark law. She has in the past focused in trade marks and copyright litigation including passing-off and unlawful competition.

Joseph Goedhals

Joseph Goedhals is a partner in the Trade Marks Department, holding B Com (Law) and LLB (Tuks) degrees.