Intellectual Property AFRICA

Patents | Designs | Trade Marks | Copyright | Franchising

Smit & Van Wyk, Inc. is an intellectual property law firm based in South Africa, that specialises in obtaining and protecting your patent, design and trade mark rights in Africa. We also provide legal advice on commercial rights attached to intellectual property.


Our specialist team of Patent Attorneys provide professional patent services in the fields of Biotechnology, Business Methods, Electrical, Electronic, Mechanical, Mining, Nanotechnology and Software. Our Patent services for Africa include Patent applications, filings and registrations, Patent novelty search, Patent maintenance and renewals, Patent licensing


We also offer the following services for Aesthetic, Functional, Industrial, Interaction, Pattern and Product designs in most Countries in Africa. Design applications, filings and registrations, Design novelty search, Design maintenance and renewals, Design licensing


Marks & Brands
Our dedicated team of Trade Mark Attorneys will assist you with any trade mark requirements involving combinations, colors, letters, sogos, names, numbers, packaging, shapes or slogans in most Countries in Africa. Our services include Trade mark registrations, Trade mark novelty search, Trade mark maintenance and renewals, Trade mark licensing

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