Anthony van Zantwijk

Patent Attorney and Registered Tax Practitioner

Qualifications

BSc(Civil)Eng (Wits); LLB cum laude (Wits); LLM(Tax) (Wits), FSAIIPL

Previous Positions

Patent Attorney at Spoor & Fisher; IP Specialist at SARS

Focus areas

IP Commercialisation, Tax, Exchange Controls, Valuations and Structured Finance

Interests

History, Russian authors, Philosophy

Position

Partner

Paulo Lopes

Patent Attorney

Qualifications

BSc(Mech)Eng (Wits); MSc(Mech)Eng (Wits), LLB (UNISA); HDip(Tax) (Wits), FSAIIPL

Previous Positions

Patent Attorney at Spoor & Fisher

Focus areas

Filing and Prosecuting Patents and Designs

Interests

Technology, Innovation, Product Development

Position

Partner

Taya Lombard

Trademark Attorney

Qualifications

LLB (UNISA)​

Previous Positions

Senior Associate (Berdou Attorneys)​

Focus areas

Searching, filing and prosecuting Trade Marks (local and foreign)​

Interests

Reading, Travelling, Socialising

Position

Senior Associate

Tian Klynsmith

Patent Attorney

Qualifications

BEng (Metallurgical Engineering) (UP); LLB (UNISA)

Focus areas

Filing and Prosecuting Patents and Designs

Position

Senior Associate

Monica Monsanto

Product designer

Qualifications

BTech (Industrial Design) (UJ)

Focus areas

CAD modelling, Prototyping, Graphics

Melissa Rabie

Candidate patent attorney

Qualifications

BSc(Mechatronics) (Stell.)

Focus areas

Patent searching

Johannie Steyn

Website developer

Qualifications

BDietetics (UP)

Focus areas

Front‐end development

Lesley Mackell

Office manager