Megan Moerdijk

Partner | Trade Mark Attorney
Contact Details
+27 12 432 6359
4 Daventry Road, Pretoria, South Africa
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About me

Megan Moerdijk, a partner in the trade mark prosecution group, is an experienced trade mark practitioner with a specialisation in African trade mark searching, filing and prosecution.  Prior to joining Adams & Adams she served as the Assistant Registrar of Trade Marks (South Africa) and now has over 25 years post-qualification experience, most of which has been in managing large portfolios for international as well as local clients, throughout Africa.  She has been instrumental in growing the awareness of IP protection on the continent, having also been involved in legislative discussions in countries with developing systems.  She graduated from the University of the Witwatersrand with a Bachelor of Arts (Law and English) in 1985 and with a Bachelor of Laws from the same university in 1989.  Moerdijk is a member of the Legal Practice Council and a fellow and former lecturer of the Institute of Intellectual Property Law (SAIIPL).

  • Trade Marks in Africa
  • Trade Marks International

Academic Record

  • LLB – University of Witwatersrand | 1988
  • BA – University of Witwatersrand | 1984


  • Registered Trade Mark Practitioner (SAIIPL) | 2004
  • Admitted Attorney | 1996


  • Legal Practice Council (LPC) – Member


  • WTR 1000 – Individuals: Prosecution and Strategy | 2019 – 2023

Megan Moerdijk News & Podcasts


May 12 2022 | Ghana, | Kim Erasmus, | Megan Moerdijk,

All services at the Industrial Property Office (IPO) and the Registrar General’s Department (RGD)...